the pearl

Plea Bargain

He was so far down the D.A. totem pole that they gave him all the crap jobs no one wanted. While they did murders, mob, and other major crimes that began with "m," he got hookers, shoplifters, and the occasional assault.

His new case, a girl who attacked a pale businessmen with a wooden stake, of all things, showed up at the plea bargain hearing with a middle-aged British guy on one side and her toddler son on the other.

At any other time, Jack would've considered asking her out. But, this time, he just talked her into a fine.

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