The Audacious

65 Marie Petit was in shock. She was tired and she was constantly crying. Her living conditions in the refuge were dire. In the course of several hearings, there were exchanges of arguments. However, Marie Petit kept having accusations pitted against her by Michel, without her lawyer objecting or presenting any counterarguments. He sat there passively listening as would be expected from a stateappointed agent. Accusations by Michel against Marie Petit were many. He said: - Fabre considered and called her a prostitute; - She practiced prostitution with all the people of authority in the land, where she was protected for lustful reasons rather than anything else;