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Eye of the Beholder

Chris hired Tiki for the three-week job based on his prices and his hands; he bore the tell-tale fingers of manual labor, fat and raw, prints worn thin, and Tiki made similar presumptions about Chris, too rich and too lazy to clean the gutters of her own redstone. However, on a brisk Sunday over a warm cup of tea, the two learned more about each other than could ever be told through social media and background checks.

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  1. Moody Paper on said:

    Complex observations about human nature; I love the imagery. A recent favorite.

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