Knew this would be a fun chapter.
Poor Chris Raleigh ends up getting caught in the middle, but even though he was brought in for damage control, Lindsay manages to assert her authority and convey her dislike of Cindy’s previous conduct. The newspaper article that had Chris assigned to her in the first place.
“Who’s your friend?” Raleigh asked.
“Cindy Thomas,” she announced, extending her hand. “And you?”
“Cindy’s with the Chronicle,” I alerted him.
Raleigh did a startled double take, left in midshake like a fired worker holding the hand of his replacement.
That’s a great reaction from Chris.
I think he should be reasonably impressed, but Lindsay’s offer of an “arrangement” with the reporter may have him more than a tad worried. Even I did a double take and had to re-read that bit, fun though ’cause it keeps me interested too. Continue reading