Days Off by Leslie Noyes
I gave my characters the weekend off. The beggars were complaining that I was working them too hard; that the
Hours were too long and the pay too cheap. I swear, I’d fire them all if I could. Except for the smart ass who keeps
Coming up with all the witty lines. I swear, he makes me laugh even when I’m trying my level best to be serious.
He has a mind of his own. How can that be? Isn’t he a figment of my imagination? A golden boy with a quick wit
That I can’t control. I hate to play favorites, yet there’s no denying this guy is stringing me along. Too much time invested in him now.