“Listen.” Jasper leaned forward towards Kearney. “In about a week, I’m going to have a job. It might be tricky and it might be dangerous, but I’ll be watching your back, and I’ll pay well. I can’t tell you more right now – but can I find you if I come around here?”
The kid shifted a little from foot to foot. “Old barn, about a mile out of town that way,” they gestured.
“Okay. I won’t show up unless I have some work for you and I won’t invade your space, but I might have something I need help with. One thief to another, as it were.” Continue reading