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The Art of the Deal

Just a quick little piece I ran off one day.


Attack him where he is unprepared, appear where you are not expected.  – Sun Tzu.

Traditionally, when preparing for a battle, the desire is for it to occur on the ground of your choosing.

Derek sits in the driver’s seat and turns back to me, grinning. Dieter is sat next to me, behind Derek. Typical early-to-middle aged drug dealers, looking for a deal, and bringing me on as muscle. Derek is a city wide boy of the 90s, in the dark teatime of the soul which comes after burning out too early. He’s not desperate for money, but is desperate for a thrill I think, hence playing faster and looser than I’d prefer.

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