I was having an e-mail conversation with the lovely Mirriam Neal yesterday and I let her know that I had almost accidentally typed “food” instead of “good” to which she responded “‘good’ and ‘food’ can be easily interchanged.” I wholeheartedly agree with this statement. 🙂
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And now here is a snippet from Chapter 13 The Reset. This takes place just after Alias meets the lovely January.
“What time do you need to get back home?”
“I don’t,” I answer. “You got any place to be?”
He shakes his head. “I got no place to go, except the places I want to be.”
“It does, doesn’t it?” Jan stares off into the middle distance, his voice thoughtful.
“You hungry?” I ask him. “Can I take you out for supper?”
He raises an eyebrow. “Did you just ask me out on a date?”
I shake my head. “No. I asked you if you wanted some free food.”
He spreads his hands out. “Hey, I’ve never not accepted a free meal. But what’s the catch?”
“No catch. Just food.”
“Unless, of course, we eat fish. In which case, there must be a catch for there to be food.”
I laugh as I stand and stretch my legs. “True. Now where would you like to go?”