By Gil Brewer
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Get it? Ned,” I said. “For Christ’s sake, you can’t afford to let an order like that slip through your fingers. ” “I’ll take the order. ” “You’ve got to see the police, remember? This is your store. It was robbed. You’ve got to take care of things. Now, I know you’re disturbed. ” “I’ll run the order over. By the time I get there, we won’t be breaking any law. Besides—” I couldn’t think of anything else to say. If he insisted, I’d just tell him I forgot to write down the address. “All right. I’ll have to wait.
He has a key to everything. He’s my husband. ” “Stop right there,” I said. I wanted to laugh in her face. ” “Well, you haven’t,” I told her. Excitement drove into me. “You haven’t thought out a damned thing. You can’t use his key. ” I wanted to stop. I wanted to go. Stop talking and thinking and go home. I couldn’t. My brain worked like mad. It had hold of this thing like a starved mongrel. It ran like a machine. It ticked one thing right off after another as easily as you please. My voice was loud, harsh.
All right. I’ll have to wait. ” I got it, then. He’d suddenly become important, because his store was robbed during the night and he had to visit headquarters. I tossed two cases into the Volks, and drove away from there. Webster was in the store room making a list “They got away with an awful lot” he said. ” He just looked at me and scratched his head with his pencil. Big business. I drove across town and it felt as if I had a rat gnawing inside me. I couldn’t think at all. She answered the door just as I’d left her.