and I just want to know what the fuck you‟re trying to do
because for the life of me, I don‟t see a reason for you to still be on thisteam.” His voice sounded like bullets being fired out of a gun.
Shock rippled through her pretty face, although she remained
composed, and quickly became puzzled. “But…” she paused “…but I‟mnot on the Heyland file. I‟m with the Brooks and Whitmore merger, andhave absolutely nothing to do with the Heyland account.”
“So would you mind telling me why your name is on this document?”
he swiveled the screen to face her. Bewildered, her eyes scannedthrough the document, widening at what she saw, her frown deepeningas she went along.
“This…isn‟t my work.“ she scrolled through rapidly "I‟ve written this
part before. Months ago. This was for the RBS fund project
but - how-
She was clearly at a loss for words. Aidan leaned back in his chair and
ran his fingers through his hair. “Of course. Plagiarized document. Andthe birdbrain who did this didn‟t have the brains to fucking change t
author‟s name on the document,” he punched at the phone again. “Lucy,who is updating me on the Heyland file? Gavin Cross. I see. Thank you.”
He hung up.
Gwyneth closed her eyes. Of course it was Gavin.Scheming little bastard. Pretty boy could never get anything done right,
and trust him to have leeched a file off her computer when she wasn‟t
looking. She rolled her eyes and breathed sharply, unwilling to face the
man behind the desk. The atmosphere in the room couldn‟t get any
more awkward as she stood there, feeling wrong footed
like a child
being chastised in the principal‟s office on mistaken grounds.He broke the silence. “Well, I‟m terribly sorry about that,” he said, in amuch warmer tone. “It was very rude of me, and I take full responsibil
and I‟m sure the original work was well worth copying.” He gave a wry
smile. She half-smiled in return, too terrified to reply, and hastily excusedherself from the office.
Holy hell. Aidan Scodelario was every bit as intimidating as she‟d heard
out. The prized son of the firm‟s founding family –
educated at bothOxford and Yale, he had a reputation for being one of the brightestminds in the legal field. His summer internship at Bear Sterns rocketedhim to fame, even though he was all but nineteen of age - and as he satfor his final exams, he was already consulting major banks on the finer points of floating stock trades and investment bonds.
But that wasn‟t all about him. „Demanding‟ was the word most commonly