By Connie Willis
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She rolled her eyes. ” Yes, well, and you were probably supposed to deliver it, I thought, which explains why I never got it. ” I said. “Employees aren’t supposed to ask interdepartmental assistants to run personal errands or make coffee,” Flip said. “Handing me a roll of tape is not a personal errand,” I said. Flip sighed. ” She tossed her hair. She had shaved her head the week before but had left a long hank along the front and down one side expressly for flipping when she feels put-upon. Flip is my punishment for having tried to get her predecessor, Desiderata, fired.
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Bellwether by Connie Willis