“I’m looking for a copy of Travellers with a Discerning Palate,” Clara said calmly.
“We don’t carry that one,” Fred said.
“That’s not what my employer said,” Clara said.
“I said we don’t—” Fred said.
“Do you want her to come down and ask for it herself?” Clara said. “I’ve seen people skinned alive for less.”
“Scram lady,” Fred said. “You can’t touch me.”
“Who says I need to touch you?” Clara said flatly.
“Wait,” Fred said. “I thought you were—”
“Human?” Clara confirmed.
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