Dropping her line into Fool’s Lake, Adela patiently waited for something to bite, but the bait she was using wasn’t interesting the fish. Her patience was getting thin and she was feeling very close to giving up when she remembered what Hank told her,
“They will bite, just be patient. Remember, they will test you first.” .
“If I could just get a nibble, all I need is a nibble.” She thought to herself.
It was getting late in the evening and her frustration was mounting.
“Hank’s going to kill me. He wanted to reel in at least one John tonight.”
Just then the bartender winked at her and sat her drink down in front of her,
“Want to meet me in my room after I get off of work for a fifty?”
Adela winked back and set her hook. (130 words)
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