© 2006 by Phaedra Weldon
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Previously published in the DAW Anthology,
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The stranger's voice was strong, assured. And quite audible through the bar's low hum of conversation.
"The other side?" said the bartender as he polished a glass.
The stranger frowned and waved his hand, disturbing a tendril of smoke just expelled from a patron two seats down. "Not you. Her." He pointed at me. "I want her to answer."