Paradise Induction Chapter 6 – Extract 20
“Ms. Frost,” interrupted Jacob. “I was just saying that for us to give the green light on this project, we need your say-so. For me, it’s a ‘yes,’ because as far as I’m concerned, he’s a writer and we need a writer so we’re good to go, but I can’t go ahead without my partner’s say-so.” He smiled. “The ball falls into your court Ms. Frost. Did you have any questions or queries for Mr. Charles?”
Every formality of ‘mister’ and ‘ms.’ that Jacob expressed, sounded unnatural. Who was he performing for? And to what purpose? This bizarre show couldn’t be for me, could it?