Powers TG: Ep 13: Drive In, Clock In, Break In
Thursday, November 3, 2011
Derek glanced up as the door opened. Behind it was his father holding his cellphone. "Derek?" he said.
"Hey Dad. What's up?"
"Phone for you. It's Starbucks."
"Really?" Derek set his book down and stood to take the offered phone. "Hello?" he said.
["Hello. This is Kyle Ross. I manage the Starbucks over at Willowbrook Mall. I'm calling about the application you submitted."]
"Oh! Hello. Yes, I filed online."
["Yes you did. Now, in response to that, I'd like to schedule an interview with you. Say, this Saturday at around ten A.M.?"]
Derek's spirits lifted at the prospect of an interview, but hearing the offered time made him hesitate. "Er, I actually have...sports practice at that time. Fitness training." It was actually government-recommended superpower testing. Close enough.
["Ah. I'm sorry about that. Let's see... How about Monday after school?"]
"Monday I have a driving test." He didn't have to lie for that one.
["Oh. I suppose you can't reschedule tha