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T HEOF F I CE I ti sanof f t hes hel fday,j us tt hewayL i bbyl i kesi t .Nos ur pr i s es ,nouncer t ai nt i es .T hecor s ets he wear sunderherof f i ceat t i r ebi t esi nt ohers i de,buts hedoes n’ tmi ndi t .I tbr i ngshercomf or t s omehow,makesherf eel i ncont r ol . Danny,herbr ot her ,i sal waysonaboutt het i ght l aci ngandhow badi ti sf orher ,andwhat i fhewant ski dsoneday… Ki ds ?Asi f !Anot herdepar t ments hedi s appoi nt edDavi di n, “I tt akesonl y17mus cl est os mi l e,Mi s sDuPr ee” ,s aysGai l Aber nat hys weet l yass hepokes herheadi nt oL i bby’ sof f i cel at ert hatmor ni ng.S he’ sas eni orpar t nerandhasherownbr and ofevi l -t het ypet hats mel l sl i kehomecooki ng.Butgi vent i meyou’ l l f i ndt heonl yt hi ngcooki ngi syourpr over bi al bal l s . “Oh,and,Mi s sDuPr ee” ,Gai l Aber nat hyadds ,“beadearandcol l at et heAZcol l ect i on bef or et omor r ow” . “Butt her emus tbeover5000f i l esi nt hecol l ect i on…” ,L i bbyr epl i es . “Wel l t henIgues syou’ dbet t erhopt oi t ” ,Gai l Aber nat hys mi l ess weet l y. “Ofcour s e” ,s aysL i bbyandf or cesas mi l et oherf ace. T hes mi l e,however ,evapor at est hemomentt hewoman’ sl ar gehai r dodi s appear soutof vi ew. L i bbygoest ot her es t r oom andgr as pi ngt hecor ner sofhers i gar et t es car edcount ert op, s hef i ndshereyesi nt hemi r r or .Hermas car ai ss mudged,herl i ps t i ckl onggone.Br eat he. S hebr eat hesdeepl yunt i l s hecanf eel t hedi s cofangerandr es ent mentf or everos ci l l at i ng i nherches twi nddown.S hecompos esaconvi nci ngs mi l ei nt hemi r r or ,t ouchesonherl i ps t i ckand,obs er vi ngherf i gur ei nt hemi r r or ,deci dest hatt omor r ow s he’ l l br i ngi ti nanot her i nch. S hewal ksbackt oherof f i cewi t has t eadygai t ,pas tpi ecesofpeopl et heyl os et her eever y day,pas tpor t r ai t sofdeadCEO’ sandpi ct ur esofot herpeopl e’ scat s ;pas tGai l Aber nat hy’ s of f i cewi t hherpr eci oust r ol l dol l col l ect i on. Byt het i mes her eachesherof f i ces hei sascal m asawi nds t i l l day.Wi t hherbackas s t r ai ghtascanbes hes hi f t si nbehi ndherdes kwher es heopensherhandoappr eci at et he l i t t l et oyt r ol l i nherpal m.S het hent os s esi ti nt oherdr awer ,t oget herwi t ht hepensandneckl acesandot hert hi ngst hatus et obel ongt os omeoneel s e.


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T HEHOMECOMI NG J ohannes bur gr i s esbef or eherl i keaf i r ebi r df r om heryout h.T hememor i escomes back,s t acki nghi ghert hant heHi l l br ow t ower ’ scondes cendi ngf i ngerj abbi ng i nt ot hes kyl i ne.Goddamn,whatanugl yci t y.T heys ayci t i eshavehumanper s onal i t i es .I ft hat ’ st r uet henJ obur gi spr oudl yunempl oyed,uni mpr es s edandal l l i tup behi ndt hewheel ofi t ss oupedup82’beamer ,andbl ami ngyouf ort he s ki dmar ksont hef r ontl awn. T heymovedar oundal otwhens heandDannywer el i t t l e.Does n' tmat t erwhat godf or s akenhol eL ydi aputt hem upi ns hebel i evedT heywer eal waysundert he near es tr ockhat chi ngt hei rpl ans .Whet herT heywant edt of l ayands t udyt hem or f l ambeandeatt hem wasneverqui t ecl ear .Whi chi swhyGar gamel andhi ss i ni s t eri nt ent i onswi t ht heS mur f sr emai nt hemos tf r i ght eni ngvi l l ai nf r om herchi l dhoodt ot hi sday. S hej us ts i t si nt hecarf orawhi l e,i t sl eat heri nt er i ori st hepr es ents heknowsand nott hepas tt hats hehat esort hef ut ur et hats hef ear s .S hepi cksupt hes now gl obef r om t hedas handi mmedi at el ys hehear sL ydi a’ svoi ces ayi ngt hats he s houl dt hr ow awayt hats i l l yt oyass now onT abl eMount ai ni shi ghl yi mpr obabl e. S hef i ndshereyesi nt her ear vi ew mi r r or .J us tdoi t .YouoweDavi dt hatmuch. I nt r ut h,t heonl yt hi ngDavi dcanbebl amedf ori snothavi ngt hes t ami nat oput upwi t hhers hi t .Ands heknowst hi s .S hecar r i est hewei ghtofi twi t hherand s hamei st ooheavyal oadt ocar r ydownas l i pper ys l ope.F ornoamountof chi ckendi nner sors ens i bl eheel sormul t i per i l i ns ur ancecankeepherf r om r eel i ngbacki nt ohopel es s nes st i meandagai n,caus i nghert of i nds ol aceout s i deof her s el f . S hes cr at chesaphant om s pecofdi r tf r om hercar ef ul l ymani cur ednai l .Andbecaus eherl i f ehasbeenonel ongl es s ononknowi ngwhent oex i t ,s hequi et l ys l ot s t hecari nt ogearandpul l sawayf r om t hecur b.


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T HEPART Y T hepar t yi soneoft hos eel egantaf f ai r st hatqui ckl ybecomesi nel egantundert hegl i ntof cr ys t al chandel i er sandf r eebooz e.I twasbei nghel datal ongs t andi ngcl i entoft hef i r m’ s f our s t or ymans i on.T heowneroft hehous ewasqui ckt ot el l t hatS t anl eyKubr i ckvacat i oned nex tdoori nt heS ummer ,andt hatt heBr edekampmur der shappenedt hr eedoor sdown. L i bbywadest hr ought hes eaofl i t t l ebl ackdr es s esandCal vi nKl ei ncheekbonesl ooki ng f oracor nerandadr i nkbet weenwhi chs hecans andwhi chher s el f . “How’ si thangi ng,DuPr ee?’s aysBr ucef r om account i nghi sl i pss t r uggl i ngt of i ndt hes t r aw i ns er t edi nhi sMai T ai . “Oh,i t ’ shangi ng…”s her epl i esf r om behi ndherowndr i nk. S hepol i t el yendur est hei nt er act i onbutbeneat ht hedi ns hehear sapi anopl ayi ng.Of f er i ng avagueex cus e,s hef ol l owst hef or l or nnot esi nt ot hehous ewher es hef i ndsas t r angers i t t i ng att heBabyGr and. He’ sper f ect ,as t r angeri sj us thert ype. Ass hemakesherwayacr os st her oom s hel oos enst hechi f f onbow athert hr oat .T hens ome but t ons .Hai r pi nsf al l i nherwakeandherhai rs pi l l sont ohers houl der s . T hi sonei sanar chi t ect .Hi snamei sPr es t on,s he’ l l t r yherbes tt or ememberi t . L at erathi sl of t ,hehasal i t t l ecocai nes avedf oras peci al occas i on,andt hi si ss peci al i si t not ?S i t t i ngnakedacr os sf r om hi m onhi sbi gol dbed,hi sf aces t i l l f l us hed,t heybot hgi ggl e l i kef ai r yf ol kdr unkonvi nt agePi not age.Andl os ti nt hatf i nel ys punmoment ,asr eal andas br i efasani nt akeofbr eat h,hei st hel oveofherl i f e. Butl at er ,asi sal wayst hecas e,att hatmoments us pendedbet weenni ghtandday,s moki nganakedci gar et t eonhi ss uede10s eat er ,t her egr et sr i s ei nherches t .Andf r om ever y cor ner ,i never yr ef l ect i ves ur f ace,L ydi as hakesherheadi nabj ectdi s appoi nt ment . L i bbyt akesi nt hevi ew f r om hi sar t i s tl of t .T hecol dwi ndow f r amepr es s esi nt ohert hi gh. F r om t hi smul t i pl emi l l i onvi ew s hecans eet hepol l ut i ont hatbl anket st heci t ybel ow.T he apar t mentr i s esabovei t ,al l gl as sandver t i cal gar dens .Buts heknowss hedoes n’ tbel ong her eatal l ,abovet hedi r tandt hegr i me.S os hequi et l yl eavesbehi ndt hememor yofhi m,al r eadybl eachedwhi t el i kewhal eboneunderas cor chi ngs un.


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