" Peter asked trying to be a civil as he possibly could."Yes, take him…I don't want to even lay eyes on him ever again…he has been nothing but a headache and a pain in my ass since he arrived.I think he has jinxed my department and instead of helping it to improve in its conviction rate thanks to him it has plummeted," Kramer snarled as he quickly freed the cuffs from around Neal's wrist and pushed him away."Neal your old desk is waiting for you…why don't you make some calls and announce your return while Agent Kramer and I talk," instructed Peter with a grin." Peter asked and to his delight Diana nodded and her smile grew."Agent Kramer has just arrived and he brought Neal with him: I think the fact that Neal is in cuffs might be an indication that he doesn't want him anymore," Diana added with a grin.Peter rushed out to see for himself and saw that it was Kramer indeed and Neal was being pulled along.
"So Phillip how did your conviction ratings plummet so rapidly?Disclaimer: White Collar belongs to USA; I only write about it.AN: This is an AU story where corporal punishment is an allowed means of punishment.The White Collar unit continued as always to solve crimes, but it wasn't as fun to come to work as it had been when Neal had been there..had become the life of the unit.Peter was caught up in that memory when he heard a knock at the door and looked up into Diana's smiling face and felt a hope reappear within him."Neal?