Sunday, October 19, 2008

Untitled - Part 2

First

"What's in this?" he asked.

"Nothing. Eggs. Salt. Pepper."

"Is it good?"

"It’s fine. It’s eggs."

He took a bite. "Not bad."

"I told you."

“So.”

"So?"

"What do you think?"

"I don't know."

"Is it safe?"

"I don't know. Probably not."

"We have to do it."

"Yes. We do."

Second

They’d talked about it for weeks. Risks, rewards. It was like a business to them. It was a business. Not the way most people thought about business, maybe, but a business still. It took planning and investment and sweat and if things went well there was profit to be made.

5 comments:

rotten mcdonald said...

OK, I'm intrigued.

Kathleen said...

i'm on the edge of my seat!

blue girl said...

Eggzackly what Kathleen said!

Jennifer said...

Yeah, where's Day 3? Hmmm?? It's Day 3 already... where is it?!?!

Jennifer said...

Or rather... part 3.