"Not your brother again, I hope?" Stanton's tone gave Edward cause -– not for the first time -– to wonder if someone in the security service had a file on Hugh, and what that file might contain. Hugh talked so rarely about what he'd done in the War, and never about what had happened to him in those final weeks of the conflict.
"Hugh's living quietly on the estate as far as I'm aware. With Julia, before you ask." Now someone definitely had to have a file on Julia, if there was any basis in reality for some of her claimed exploits.