Hilary wondered which was the real John Kirkall–the ambitious, apparently unfeeling surgeon who plagued her during working hours, or the hesitant man who showed occasional signs of having a heart.
Not that she was ever likely to find out. She knew that her place in his esteem had hit rock bottom.
Originally published as Surgeons at Arms.
Dr. Kirkall also showed occasional signs of wearing mascara.
And you just know those two in the background are going to be nothing but trouble.