A man suddenly came out of the office. He managed a few steps before he collapsed. He was crying. No one moved to comfort him. I entered, making sure to close the door firmly behind me. ‘That’s right,’ said The Fixer.
‘You’re not wearing that,’ she said. I’d just put on a clean shirt, a brown button-down. ‘Why not?’ I said. ‘Because you look stupid,’ she said. She screwed the top on her lipstick. ‘Where’s that blue one I got you?’