Splosh plink went the sugar cube as Damien dropped it into his tea. He reached back into the bowl and with the silver tongs took two more.
“Lady Grey” he said taking a sip, “It’s rather good you know, a classic black tea with the fragrant flavour of orange, bergamot and lemon.”
His guest did not reply.
“Yes, really helps to get the fatty taste out of one’s mouth when the flesh begins to sour” he said stirring slowly.
Again there was no reply.
He was going to need a new guest for dinner, this one was decidedly on the turn.
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