He talked nonstop about how she had ruined his life. The tone in his voice was nothing short of hatred. Miles dreaded up years of abuse and cruelty by the hands of Ms. James. The visit was no more than a counseling session that had gone horribly wrong. They were in need of a mediator to direct this free for all. Yes, they were airing all their filthy bloodstained laundry in front of an outsider.