Now, his mother had told off one of the most dangerous women in the world because of Ben. She had also carried on about how Gräfin Katherine had a collection of guttersnipes and had wondered aloud if she was some sort of Fagin. After that, Ben could hardly tell his mother the truth. Instead, he had confided that in his father who had looked like he was going to bust up laughing over the entire matter.
Ben's father knew about who Kiki is really, he just is in CYA mode now and hoping that Nadine doesn't find out that he kept the secret from her, that would I think make Nadine even madder then we thought was possible and make her do something that would make it fun for us to watch, not fun for Nadine, but fun for us, The Schadenfreude Bunch.Mostly, Ben’s father had wanted to know if Kiki really was that Kristina and had been all smiles when Ben said that he had kissed her, once anyway.
“At least you didn’t take it any further than that” His father had said, “That just would have been a source of endless trouble.”