There is psychological bullying, damaging accusations, people choosing unwisely, social stratification and a baddie whose betrayal is inevitable. There are inevitable consequences of people being satisfyingly certain yet wrong. This was good sharp and perceptive. This was a tale of narrative uncertainties, social uneasiness, unjust misfortune, diminished reputations and particularly horrible people.
“Worry at home,”
“Acting like your existence annoyed him.”
“She’s a special kind of horrible, isn’t she?”
“You. Thought. He. Was. Guilty. Of. Murder.”
“Some secrets shouldn’t be told.”