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Alicia will never understand what Diane feels every time she looks at the Lockhart/Gardner sign.

It’s not so much that she’s succeeded despite or even because of being a woman, but that she’s a woman who’s succeeded.

Nevertheless, it would be a mistake for her to write Alicia off as soft, only because she’s a wife, a mother, another woman.

Alicia Florrick is more than her name; she fights for her clients.

Besides, Diane is not so hard-hearted herself.

They continue meeting for drinks after work once in a while.

Slowly, Diane thinks, building up the old girls’ network.