[LMB] Ekaterin - muffled power

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Thu May 18 02:59:55 BST 2017

> On May 17, 2017, at 7:41 PM, Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Gwynne: By this time we really really don't like Tien, but for me the epitome of
> his vileness, the symbol of just how useless, abusive and selfish he's become,
> is when he takes the money that Ekaterin has saved so carefully for Nikki's
> treatment. He doesn't tell her that it's hold off his creditors for a bit longer, he
> lets her think that they're about to go and get healed, finally. For some reason
> that small betrayal means, for me, that he was totally useless as a husband
> and as a human being.

That is a common logic, often used by gamblers, deceiving themselves first.

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