Rainbow Snippet for 5-8-2021

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“…I wasn’t sure I could afford to hire anyone. And now I’m pretty sure I can’t.”

“What do you mean?”

“Almost all of my money is in my bank on Pendelia Four. I’m afraid they’ll trace a transfer.”

“Good point.” He thought for a moment. “I’ll tell you what. Let’s set up an account for you here on Lansigan Prime…”

“With what? All my money…”

“Let me finish.” He held up a hand and she fell silent. “Let’s do this. Give me a voucher from your bank. I’ll use my own money to start an account for you here and then I’ll take a trip to Pendelia Four to visit some old friends – and get my money back. It’s not really a loan so much as a transfer without involving anything traceable.”

Taliya stared at him. “I’m not sure if you’re brilliant or devious.”

“Yes.”

 

 

 

 

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5 responses to “Rainbow Snippet for 5-8-2021

  1. Why do I have a sneaking feeling they’ll figure a way to put it all together? ❤️🤨

  2. Good to find ways of dealing with matters like this…

  3. ha, loved those last two lines of banter

  4. “Yes.”
    Heh. Love that response. Agree with that response.

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