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He took a shallow sip, and began to breathe easier. “Blood clots in lungs. Temporary.” His free hand made a circular motion to indicate his head and chest.
“Yes. I understand. Jimmy told me you were looking for someone to help out during your recovery.” Anna took a sip.
“Job description.” Adam handed Anna a one-page bullet-point list that included such things as running errands, returning phone calls, screening emails, paying bills, and supervising household staff. As she was reading Anna heard a distinctive noise and looked up to see him lighting a cigarette and tucking the pack and lighter back into the pocket of his heavily starched designer dress shirt. “You mind?” Adam asked with a slight wheeze, raising one eyebrow and gesturing with the cigarette.
“Doesn’t bother me.” Anna said with a shrug, wondering if this guy was even going to live long enough to hire her.