“He’s saying Austin insulted him and called him names in public,” Elaine explained.
“Did you?” Gordon directed at Austin.
“No, sir. Unless he’s a mind reader.”
“Mind reading,” Gordon waved it away, making a rude noise. “Very hard to prove in court. What did you do to make Irving so angry?”
“I took Liat to my trailer.” Austin held up a hand before her father could comment. “I’ll rephrase that. Pervy Irv was bothering Liat. Rather than see her karate chop his flabby arse, I took her with me to my trailer. We ate dinner, studied our lines and she went home. He didn’t like that I showed him up.”
“I called him sir in a snarky tone and did my best to follow his obtuse directions.”
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