Last week, Addie went downstairs into the No Dragons Press offices to grab something---until she heard a noise and ran upstairs to see what was going on, and got a face full of guns.
Today we pick up where we left off, and we not only learn how appropriate the chapter title is; we also learn just how much Addie doesn't know about the people she's closest to. She's really starting to learn that everyone has secrets, especially the people we don't necessarily expect secrets from.
Thank you for listening to today's installment of No Dragons Press: A HIGH FANTASY Serial Fiction Podcast!
Addie heads down into the No Dragons Press building to look for a missing box of submissions. What she finds in the empty offices under Nate's apartment is surprising...but what she finds when she heads back up to rejoin the meeting (namely three huge fuck-off guns) shocks her to her very core.
On the bluffs overlooking the town below, smoking a bowl, in her own private sanctuary (her car), listening to classic rock and gathering her nerves, Addie finally makes a choice: she's done with Bradley. She's definitely breaking up with him. Right? But by the time Addie reaches the No Dragons Press offices, her confidence has dwindled along with the elevation, and even Nate's cheerful smile and Tristan's eccentricities can't shake her out of her funk. But Addie's ennui won't last long. Soon, she will learn that a simple thing like leaving the room to retrieve a box of submissions has the potential to change the course of her life forever...
Things are going well for Addie on her first day on the job, but trying to learn the secret codes Tristan can apparently perceive has her looking for a secluded place a pack a one-hitter and relax for a while.
But when Addie runs into her coworker Nate -- doing the exact same thing -- she learns a few things anyway: that Tristan's connection to the Press isn't what she'd thought, that Nate turns out to be an excellent smoking companion, and that the neighborhood is a little more active than she first thought . . . just like her imagination.
Don't miss No Dragons Press: A HIGH FANTASY Adventure Episode Three: "Addie Sneaks a Smoke"!