Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Wendig Challenge: Cold Reads and Hot Leeds (part 1)



This time it's a story involving a psychic power. Hopefully something will come along that fits part two.

Cold Reads and Hot Leeds (part 1)

“Are you Jimmy Leeds?” The voice caught him off guard, but he looked up and nodded.

The woman in the doorway might have been a hallucination if not for the fact that she had a small automatic pistol in one hand. Apart from the gun, she wore a gray skirt that hung past her knees, a white blouse with a gray jacket, small gray gloves, and a gray hat with a sheer veil that barely covered her eyes.

“Can I help you… miss?” It was as much an honorific as it was a desired outcome should she fire.