I was going to write an intro for this, but then I decided not to.  I think it works quite well as it is. ^_^

Leena got out of the taxi and look up at the hotel. Jeremy’s company always seemed to have them stay in flash hotels and she knew the key was to walk past the front desk like you owned the place or like you belonged there, which, hey, she did!

She walked through the fancy doors and after locating the bank of elevator, made a beeline for it. It dinged, the cabin opened and she stepped in it, pushing the button for the fourth floor. Just as the doors were closing she heard a call to wait and pushed the Open Doors button to wait for whoever it was who needed her elevator.

She immediately regretted her decision when she saw it was Steve Jones. Internally rolling her eyes she moved to the back of the confined space and waited for him to push the button which he did before turning to her.

“Well, well, well… look what the cat dragged in,” he said with a smirk.

“Hello to you too, Steven,” she replied, wishing the elevator to go faster.

“Didn’t expect you to see you here. Last I head you’d been given your marching orders from the boss,” he said with a raised eyebrow and it was all she could do to not scratch the smirk off his smug face.

Leena sighed.

“I was in New York, but Jeremy needs me… Cara understands,” she felt compelled to explain to him, hoping he wouldn’t go around telling everyone, but also knowing he wouldn’t let it drop.

“Wait… Cara? Davenport? THAT’s who your not-so-secret lover is?!” he exclaimed incredulous. Continue reading