One of several jurors, a middle-aged white girl with cups, sniffled into her tissue when I mentioned my pal, the person we knew, who had been therefore at chances aided by the complete stranger the prosecution had described. The noise set my teeth on side, and so I dedicated to Tariq. He seemed slim and broken, their eyes holding mine for me when we were kids as I talked about his humor and generosity, how he looked out. We glanced straight right straight back during the jury package whenever Tariq’s gaze became too painful to put up. The jurors seemed annoyed, or possibly reluctant to know any good terms concerning the guy they’d determined had been a heartless murderer.
Then their lawyer passed around an image of us from my wedding — an uncomfortable event me marry another man for me in some ways, when Tariq showed up unexpectedly to watch. 阅读更多