Surgical Strategies

Cedric, an experienced practitioner of persuasive techniques, caught the tired-looking nurse beside him rolling her eyes.  Most of the young people in the row ahead were busily texting.  Brian Asch had failed to captivate his audience.

Resisting a slight temptation to pocket one of the crystal glasses, Cedric left the conference room and headed for home.


Later, as he was seated on the patio of his foothills condo, sipping a martini and watching the mountains turn pink in the sunset, the phone rang.

“Cy? Hey, it’s Brian,” said the voice.

“Oh, yes,” said Cedric.

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