Episode 25: Part 2 of “The Coquettish Round Queen“
Alex approached the most
of the men and asked
where the boss
The man cupped his hand behind his ear
as if to ask Alex to repeat the question.
Alex shouted “Where is the boss?”
After three repeats of this process Alex assumed
that the man was feigning deafness.
No feigning had occurred
and Alex was embarrassed
as the man lifted up a
small chalk board
and wrote on it
Alex erased it with his sleeve and took
the chalk from the man.
Alex hurried to write
“Where is the boss?”
The man erased Alex’s question with
his hairy arm and wrote
“In office” followed by
pointing to a very
large door at the
other end of the
Alex saluted the man as a sign of silent “Thanks.”
The man returned a snappy salute to Alex
and pointed, once more, to the door
that was located out of
the din and smoke.
As he approached the office Alex attempted
to focus his eyes to look through the
window of the door. It was
an impossible task due to
the oily grime that
He knocked on the door and waited for an answer.
After a short pause – – – – – – – – –