Carl Klutzke (sirvalence) wrote,
Carl Klutzke
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100 Stories #73 - A Dream Come True

Barry peeked through the curtain. "It's full! How many are out there?"

"Two hundred," the manager answered.

"Really?"

"That's what you wanted, right? Are you ready?"

"As I'll ever be." Barry stepped onto the stage.

 * * *
 
Barry left the stage, smiling and bowing. "I murdered 'em!"

"Yes, they really seemed to enjoy it."

"They loved the bit about the mashed potatoes."

"The duck was a stroke of brilliance."

"Thanks! So, what's the total?"

"At $10 per head, after the house's cut, $4000."

"It was worth every dime," Barry said. "A dream come true." Grinning, he wrote the check.
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