Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Excerpt: Tuesday's 1-liner

Julian busted her chops. She pointed at the piece of wet pie that Kali had spit out. “Do you mind if I, uh, have that little piece?” Kali didn’t realize that she was teasing, and looked at Julian in mild horror. She smiled when she saw Julian’s grin.

Julian wrapped her hands around her cup. She really had no love for coffee, but she loved its warming properties. The soothing was worth the bitter taste.

She didn’t see when the young man entered the room, where he came from. He was just there. Right there, at the table!

“And how was everything today?”