Short Fiction #28 The Deal
George hesitated. He wanted to go on, but he felt compelled to wait.
â€˜Whoâ€™s there?â€™ came the muffled voice from within.
â€˜Itâ€™s me – George,â€™ he called through the keyhole. He felt ridiculous speaking to a hole in the door.
â€˜Come on in,â€™ replied the muted voice, â€˜Itâ€™s open.â€™
George took a deep breath. He turned the knob. The door swung open.
â€˜Iâ€™ve been expecting you.â€™
George stared at the only occupant of the tiny room.
â€˜You took your time.â€™
â€˜The car wouldnâ€™t start,â€™ mumbled George.
â€˜Never mind. Letâ€™s get down to it. Itâ€™s your deal first.â€™
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Copyright 2007 Trevor W. Hampel
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