Greg had been told over and again, that Vin didn’t like him. That whatever he said, Vin would do the opposite.
Greg never listened.
One day, I was looking for Vin. His Aunt had died, left a nice bit of land. I asked a mutual friend if he’d seen Vin, he hadn’t. Greg heard me, said he would tell him.
About ten minutes later I realised that if the information came from Greg…? Vin would do absolutely nothing to gain that bit of land.
As time passed I did see Vin, did mention the land. He shrugged.
It was about seven years later Vin learned his cousin, Bowen had ‘captured’ his land and put up a house.
Vin then tried to gain the property to no avail.
It was the major gossip, and seeing Greg I said;
“If you never told him, if you got someone neutral to tell him maybe he would of acted! Now it’s too late, he has lost the property.”
Greg lit a cigarette, smiled; “I know,” he replied.