100-Word Challenge, Day 010

“What was that?” Margaret asked as she walked toward him.

“Nothing really,” he said as he reached into the cabinet and pulled out three glasses and bottle of scotch. “I was just thinking out loud.”

“It’s a dangerous habit, talking to yourself,” she said as she stopped a little too close to him. It was the worst kept secret in the company that they were sleeping together. Aldric didn’t care and Margaret mistakenly thought it improved her standing within the company. The truth was she was just one more in a long string of subordinates that Aldric had bedded and their relationship would end like its predecessors: in tears.

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