46% done with The Remains of the Day

Though the American Mr. Lewis seems to have lost the debate with his inglorious tactics, we do know that he was right. The world had changed. Gentlemen no longer where in charge – Germany was seeing to that. And so it goes that Mr. Stevens Sr., should die too, a relic of the past; large, imposing, dependable, but obsolete.

Europe was bleeding but nobody really knew it except those who were ready to take advantage.