"They wanted facts ... as if facts could explain anything" -- Conrad
It's between him and his maker now. Read the Wikipedia entry on the Chappaquiddick incident. Joseph Conrad wrote in Lord Jim, "it is not Justice the servant of men, but accident, hazard, Fortune--the ally of patient Time--that holds an even and scrupulous balance."
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