A: Before I moved out, I met the landlord at the apartment. We inspected it together.
B: Did he have any problem with it then? Did he sign the contract, saying he was satisfied and that you had returned the key?
A: Yes. He returned the deposit in full. We shook hands and said goodbye.
B: Why is he still demanding compensation? Sounds like extortion to me.
A: How are your legs? Not too tired? This is the final stretch. We’re almost at the top. B: So do we need to walk up that path? I think I’ll be fine: it looks like a gentle ascent, and there are steps all the way. A: Appearances can be deceptive. The path gets quite steep further on, and the steps become broken and irregular. We’re not out of the woods yet. B: What does that signpost say? If we take the right fork we will get to a temple in 25 minutes. A: Nice try. We’re going