Paradise Induction Chapter 6 – Extract 18
He nodded. “Okay. Well we will see what my business partner has to say. I’m okay with it, but it’s a cooperative, so, she has to give the word.”
Did he just give me the job? It seemed so.
We sat in silence for a minute and there was a knock at the door.
“Come in,” said Jacob.
A short woman of about fifty-five walked in, only she looked more like she crept in. Perhaps it was the way her hands were outstretched ever so slightly, like a mosquito flying toward flesh. She had a wry grin on her face and her eyes were sly-looking slits as if she deliberately didn’t want to let too much light in. She breathed hard as she slowly moved to the front desk with two huge carriers bags over her shoulders.