Then Bill did something that got her attention.
“Speaking of baseball, you have got to see what I found at an old pawn shop.” He removed from his pocket a crumpled up wad of newspaper. Carefully he unwrapped it, letting the paper fall to the floor, exposing the prize baseball he had acquired. “Just look at this beauty. The old man didn’t have a clue what he was sitting on, I got it for almost nothing.” He turned the ball over in his hand, excited to hear the delighted sounds coming from his colleagues.
Claire picked up the wrinkled paper from the floor, her head aching from stabbing rushes. Tony, what the hell has he done to Tony? God, you didn’t show last night! Why didn’t I check in on you before this?
She picked up her purse, and without saying a word, hastened out of the office. She had to get to Tony, find out why Bill had Eve’s newspaper.
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