By Kelvin Bueckert
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But why? ” Jason wiped a sheen of sweat from his face. “I don’t know. Now... let’s go back to the beginning. Charles called and said that there was an old man, Albert, who wanted to meet me for help. Mabel, his neighbor, showed up instead. I was also privileged to witness a feud between Mabel, and Albert’s wife, Francis. What were they arguing about? Mabel’s grandson James is dating Rebecca, the former girlfriend of Charles. Apparently, Mabel had encouraged the relationship. Francis was angry about it on behalf of Charles, her grandson.
There was a brief moment of silence only broken by the sound of opening and closing car doors. ” Jason chuckled as he pulled the strap around his chest. Candace fastened herself into the passenger seat. After she had completed hat task, she reached for the tree shaped air freshener dangling from the mirror. Her fingers pulled the plastic packaging down a little more. The pungent scent of cinnamon filled Jason’s nostrils, squeezing forth a sneeze. Jason shook his head. After a moment, he started the car and then began to back it out into the street.
Instead, he pondered the fact that he hadn’t even noticed the seniors gathering breaking up. Obviously, his mind had been otherwise occupied. What a relief.... “Now where was I? I’m not saying that Francis did it. Nope. I’m not that kind of woman. But facts are facts! Ever since his family put Albert into the care home, Francis has changed. ” Was all Jason managed to get out before he was interrupted with the answer. “Albert used to have Francis under his complete control. Now that she is free of him, she became him.
A Summer of Secrets by Kelvin Bueckert