Steele: You know, Laura, if I didn't know better I'd say that you brought Mildred along to act as a buffer between us.
Laura: Mr Steele, the fact that we're on a balmy Mediterranean island, caressed by breezes, alone--except for an extra body or two--doesn't change things. Our relationship is strictly professional.
Steele: Oh, splendid. I just wanted to confirm the rules of the game, that's all.