Paradise Induction Chapter 5 – Extract 5
“Don’t worry about any of that. We can take care of all of it. In fact, if you want, you can switch your Work Permit over to us.”
“Can I do that?”
“Yessssss,” he emphasised, almost singing the word in a laid-back way like it was nothing at all. He sunk deeper into his chair, twirling his hand as if mixing the air. “We can sort that out for you, no challenge. No challenge at all.”
Chris looked across the bar and caught sight of his new manager to-be, Larry, who came speeding around the outside of the octagon. “So you made it back! How are you doing?” Larry said, and his eyes darted between Jacob and Saul.
“I’m well thanks Larry, good to see you,” said Chris. “And-”
“Excuse me,” Jacob interrupted, looking down at Larry. “We’re having an important conversation here.”
“Yeah,” agreed Saul. “A, b, and see you later.”
Chris narrowed his eyes in surprise at Jacob and Saul’s dismissive comments, but didn’t look at them.