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The Book of SecretsMoira Jenkins strode purposefully down the hallway, her backpack hanging off one shoulder as she typed a message on her cell phone.
Moira hit /send as she rounded the corner, looking up in time to avoid running into an upperclassman headed for the stairs.
The boy, a blond with dark hazel-green eyes, was about four inches taller than her. Moira thought he looked familiar, but couldn't for the life of her remember where she knew him from, let alone his name. He was a junior, she thought. Connor something? Maybe she'd had a class with him at some point in the last two years.
"Oh. Uh Sorry about that," Connor mumbled, sounding distracted, as they sidestepped each other awkwardly. He gave her a strange look before breaking eye contact.
"No... My bad. Wasn't watching where I was going," she replied, brandishing her mobile as the culprit. Moira smiled, confused and slightly embarrassed, before she hurried off.
She was always doing thatletting her mind wander, forgett
How It Began"God, your two o'clock is here."
"I have a two o'clock?"
"He's been here since 7:45. I figured it's only polite to... sir."
God sighed. "Fine, send him in."
While He waited God cleared His desk of papers and blueprints; no need for outsiders to see His plans. Soon enough the door to His office opened and God stood, smiled, held out a hand towards one of the two visitor's chairs.
"God! Great stuff you're doing in sector 2-7-0! Great stuff!"
The man's hands were clammy, his handshake limp. Rumpled suit, porkpie hat, briefcase... oh Jes-- oh dear, a salesman. God's smile slipped a little but He soldiered on gamely. With luck He could shoo the poor guy away in a few minutes.
"So, what can I do for you?"
The man sat, briefcase across his knees. "Sector 2-7-0! Everyone's talking about it! What do you call it? Man and merman?"
"Man and woman, actually. And thanks. But we're pretty busy around here, and..."
"Oh! Right! No time for the wicked, eh?" The salesman winked and popped his briefcase,
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