Gunther swallowed another mouthful of coffee, fixing his gaze on the two directors. “For obvious legal reasons, questions about one’s sexuality aren’t exactly included during the interview process,” he added softly, “but if I’d been asked all those years ago I would have told you that I’ve been bisexual all my life. I just happen to have – so far – been in two major relationships with women, and this time around it’s with a man.”
His words were calm and measured, but inside he was cold and shivering, waiting for the other shoe to drop. Either they’d accept this, or – combined with the divorce, the fight, and his subsequent arrest – he would be too much of a liability to the company’s name. Mr Pakefield was staring into his coffee cup, a muscle in his jaw working, but he said nothing.
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