Inez Leon waited in the foyer of the Athenaeum. She resented the fact that she had had to cut short her krav maga workout, to shower, dress up, and then struggle for parking around the Caltech campus only to find Wallace was not ready. But what was the time of a full professor worth, contrasted to the lowly wages of a brown female PI? What really irritated her is she couldn’t order a damn drink while she waited because only Wallace could sign his chit…
EDITOR’S NOTE: Since submitting this story, the author has had a novel published and is pursuing publication for her shorter works. Please visit her website for details on where to read the rest of “Quicky.”
6 thoughts on “Quicky by Désirée Zamorano”
Hey, Desiree – Great story. I think I knew that guy about 30 years ago.
I’m having so much fun reading these brilliant flashes of fiction.
I’d love to read lots more about all three of these eccentric characters.
I love it. Just love it. Loved watching Lyford get what he deserved. Inez is one smooth gal.
Great Story by a great writer. So funny and so well paced.
I loved the pacing of this story and the artful responses of Inez. Glad to find this blog, too! Hopped over from the Pasadena Daily Photo, another cool blog. Will be back to read more, via my link to you.