The court was silent. The judge was about to announce the verdict.
“Xie-he is acquitted of all charges. She is free to re-open her bed & breakfast business. The court also orders the defendants to defray the costs of Xia-he’s litigation. The court is dismissed.”
Xia-he was over the moon. She had triumphed over allegations that she was running a brothel in the guise of bed & breakfast business.
It was her moment of redemption in her adopted country.
This is my third year of participating in the A-to-Z blogging challenge and like last year, I hope to complete the challenge this year too. This post is written in response to the letter X.