During vaginal intercourse, Polanski asked Samantha if she was on the pill, and if she remembered when her last period was. She replied she was not on the pill, and that she thought her last period was a week or two previous.
Perhaps the most telling remark from Polanski’s mouth was, “You know, when I first met you I promised myself I wouldn't do anything like this with you.”
How many mothers would allow their young teen daughter to travel anywhere with a 45-year old man who was not her father, brother or close relative? Samantha herself could have shown better judgment— she was uncomfortable after the first photo session, she was uncomfortable early in the second session. Yet she still drank champagne and voluntarily swallowed the Quaalude.