"I has a buzz."Saturday night
"Happy Ginger is happy."
"I is a magicks!"
"You. Are. Not. Needed! Go. AWAY!"
At the coffee shop, Ayel sat down, giving her feet a brief respite after the after-dinner rush. She massaged the her calves, working out a tenseness she could feel growing. Tabbie set down a tub of dishes and sat beside the blonde woman. Ayel managed a smile for her co-worker. "I'll get those," she offered.
"Sit. Take your break already. I've got these."
Ayel's smile grew genuine. "Thanks, Tabbie."
"No problem. Hey, where did your friends go clubbing last night?"
"Glamour Blue. Why? Want to head there after work and enjoy the rest of the evening?"
"You hadn't heard?