Chapter 30

An hour after the meeting with Steve adjourned, I’m still mulling over Erik’s cryptic comments. I feel like we’re on the verge of something big, but I have too many questions. I finally decide to call him.

“Yeah?” he answers.

“Bill here,” I say. “I need some more clues about what the hell we’re supposed to be doing…”

“Meet me outside the building,” he says, hanging up.

When I get outside, the wind is gusty and fierce. I look around for a couple of moments, when I hear a horn honk. Erik is in an expensive-looking red BMW convertible, with the top down. “Come on in. Hurry!”

“Nice ride,” I say, climbing into the passenger seat.

“Thanks,” he says. “My friend insisted that I borrow this while I’m in town.”

As he floors ...

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