The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie:|
"I've been looking for you," I remarked untruthfully.
"Yes. The truth is, I've got a message for you--from Poirot."
"He told me to wait until I was alone with you," I said, dropping
my voice significantly, and watching him intently out of the
corner of my eye. I have always been rather good at what is
called, I believe, creating an atmosphere.
There was no change of expression in the dark melancholic face.
Had he any idea of what I was about to say?
The Mysterious Affair at Styles