The Heart of the Advocate by Angela Costi

‘One word can change a truth into a lie.’
With some help, she was able to turn her story into an affidavit. However, the story is fighting to escape the format of the form. The sequencing of events needs to focus on dates and times. Each and every word uttered, gesture made, sound heard, visual cue should be documented as if it were an inventory. What did he say to her, how did he put his body into hers, when did she say No, how did she say No, did she say No, how long for? His Word. Her Word. His Body. Her Body. Their Body. No Body. No. Yes. No. And if he did, what were her motives?