It was a mild mid-July Monday evening in Hood River, Oregon.  Thomas Morgan sat at the cluttered dining table on the balcony of the opulent Neue Schloss Linderhof Bed and Breakfast Inn.  He wore a Gucci crest-print Cuban-collar silk shirt.  A wrinkled linen napkin was still tucked into the waistband of his Valentino piped cotton pants.  Otto Baumgartner, owner of the B&B, sat beside Tom.  Amelie, Otto’s wife, could be heard coming up the stairs.

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