Just Keeps Getting Better -11
The Chess Club
Jeremy Nunes had been one of the top players at the Chess Club. He, Diane Robinson and three others usually represented the Club at major competitions.
That is how important the game and his playing had been to him.
Before Eva came into his life.
Now,he sits, staring at the board. He's made stupid mistakes, the kind a newbie would make. and Diane, who knew his style, asked him; "What's wrong?"
"Do you do divorces?" he asked looking at the board.
"What do I need and how much will it cost?"
AT 7:25 pm
Because he'd told Eva that he was seeing a lawyer, implying it would be at an
office, he couldn't be too late. Instead of staying at the club until 9, as was his
usual, he left at 7:00, when it was just warming up, and drove 'home', that is to
the townhouse Eva rented.
She was all eyes and anxiety, as he went to the fridge to take a beer.
Of course she would ask what happened, and he made a door slamming
As he sat in front of the television, she went into the bathroom to cry.
She was pregnant for a married man
Now she was pressuring him to
divorce his wife and marry her.
Could any one be more base
than Eva Robaznik?
She had called a lawyer, one
of the most senior in the country,
who told her that usually a divorce takes about four to five months.
This meant she'd be obviously pregnant before he could marry her.
Being obviously pregnant was a
very bad idea. It was possible
someone would learn the
Chauffeur the father and fire Jeremy.
Hence, the smartest move was to go home,
Get a temporary transfer home; grab a course,take a temporary assignment, use some lie about sick mother...get back as soon as possible and officially get pregnant there. Take her maternity leave there, (with it's excellent health system) have the baby there.
It began to make sense...
and just around the time she was due she'd have Jeremy take his vacation, pay his ticket to come to her so he'd be there at the birth.
It was the most logical move she could make.
Jeremy would be protected, she wouldn't be there walking behind him as if snapping a whip. He'd get his divorce and they could marry in her home country. Maybe just before the baby was born.
It made perfect sense.