As Alan and all lawyers know, talk is cheap (not financially mind you). Maybe he just needs to get away for awhile to clear his “head.” Maybe Alan and Slick Willey can go hang out with Epstein for a couple quickies.
This is shades of what happened in WWI. On Christmas Eve German and allied soldiers met in the middle of the battlefield in a truce. They realized they had more in common that their “leaders” would suggest. The masses don’t want wars, only those that pull the strings. http://pattyinglishms.hubpages.com/hub/Christmas-in-a-War-Zone