Character sketch: Seth
He slipped the papers back across the desk, smooth and lined with polished wood. “How did you get these?”
Seth smirked. “Wouldn’t you like to know?”
He jabbed a finger at them. “That’s what’s on the table.” He slid them back. “Take another look. Remember, if you refuse my offer, it goes public. Is that really what you want?”
The businessman looked back down at the papers, looking sick. All he could say was, “How…?”
Seth remained silent, expression hard.
After a very long moment, the man looked back up at Seth, looking miserable. “If this gets out…”
He stared back for another long moment, frowning deeply. “Okay, let’s deal.”