‘How long have you owned the bar?’
‘Four years. Seems like forever,’ said the barman, pouring another shot of synthetic bourbon for a customer he’d known long enough he didn’t need to be asked. That done, he turned back to the man who’d spoken. The newcomer looked anxious and jittery in his dishevelled suit.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.ageofascent.com/2014/03/10/backstory-green/