Enemy number 1 (the whinger) was on a charm offensive. He asked me to walk down the mountain to the village with him, chatting aimably as we headed downhill. Anyone who observed us would have thought we were the best of friends. The whinger was completely oblivious to the fact that I only agreed to accompany him out of a sense of duty, and strict adherence to middle class manners.
Enemy number 2 (the SEB) popped on a video link. My house guest had no idea of my past history with this evil woman and merrily invited her over for dinner. The SEB, displaying a similar lack of perception to that of the whinger, gladly accepted. The one consolation was that she brought her flatmate with her: Coronation Street star Suranne Jones.