Lampack claimed that, since he was Grimes’s agent in 2005 when the option clause was initially issued on the work that was to become The Black Cat, he retained financial rights to proceeds from that book.
Maybe she left you, numbskull, because you couldn’t get rid of any damned option clause in her contracts.
And then for you to come along four years later and demand a cut — that’s insult added to injury, you swine.
Any writer with any business sense is going to steer clear of your agency. Thanks for that favor, Darwin.