July 16, 2009.
“Stephen! How are you? Give me a second. Let me clear out my office. I was just finishing up a meeting,” Sebastin said enthusiastically as soon as he recognized the caller.
“I can call back later…,” Stephen said. As he was accustomed to at this point, nobody stuck around to hear his last words. He was talking to himself again.
About a minute later, Sebastin returned to the phone after ushering the others out of the room. “Alright, the room’s empty. I have the files you e-mailed me open on my screen. So what have you found?”
“First things first,” Stephen replied. “Let me tell you what I did. I started by doing exactly what we talked about, finding everyone who bought one of the books. The procedure I used was to . ...