Ito, another Leary godchild, told of flying in when he heard his dear friend was about to die.
Ito was accompanied at the party by four men in identical black suits who looked wildly out of place in the hippie-garbed crowd.
Ito was in the lowest of spirits; had just given his mistress warning that he could not stay.
"It is on our charts," said Ito crisply, as if that settled the right of dominion.
But hearing Ito's footsteps, she rose ashamed, and took an attitude befitting her years.
Also, Ito says he can see him in the study, through the dining-room window.
What an oversight, never to have asked Ito about that matter.
Helen had joined her mother and Ito, and the three stood cowering on the threshold.
Peace was concluded, which was greatly due to the endeavours of Ito and Inouy and their bosom friend Takasugi.
Ito,” he began, “did you let in any one late Sunday night—after you came home?