A turning point in the narrative
It was the day before I was due to leave and I was busy in the stock room going over projections with David when Peggy came in and said that there was someone to see me and that they had shown them into the office for me. I was puzzled, Peggy could surely take care of any customer, and no one from Head Office was due to be calling, so who was the visitor, and why put them in the office?
Peggy didn’t answer, just said she thought I should go straight there. More perplexed than anything, I went up to the office, and was astounded to see Ruby standing awkwardly by the desk.
“Ruby! What are you doing here?” I said, going forward to give her a hug. But she held up her hand and stopped me in my tracks. “Tony” she said, “I have something to say to…
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