A wild summer storm has blacked out the streets. By the time she sees the young man in her headlights it's too late. Stunned. Carmen drives home in the downpour. No one has seen her, but does this mean she'll get away with it?Teasing out the ambiguities of responsibility and retribution, Jay Verney explores Carmen's dilemma with a crisp, dry wit that will send you in search of her next novel.