“I am very sorry to hear that. She and I have a working rapport difficult to duplicate.”
“Her assistant will join us momentarily, and we hope she’ll be able to deal with...”
The door opened and Kate stepped in.
“Here she is now,” said Donna. The ambassador looked at the pair of pretty blondes and smiled.
“Madam . . . .” began Kate.
“Nadia,” insisted the ambassador. “And yes, I am sure that the two of you can deal with my problem in a most satisfactory manner.”