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She reached the house and rang the doorbell. While waiting for an answer, she surveyed the garden and front lawn. There were many potted plants and stones, of all sizes, making up the landscape design. She heard the front door creak open, and turned quickly to see Emmanuel smiling broadly in an olive green suit.
“I hope you’ve decided to work for me.”
“Fantastic. You know I’m heading out today.”
“I didn’t. But I’m ready to move in.
She felt very bold and proud, making this decision. It was the first she had not weighed or thought out for weeks. She was going with her internal feeling without asking what anyone else thought. It felt great.
Emmanuel seemed relived and a bit rushed. She wondered what his plan was, had she not decided to accept this offer. A town car pulled into the driveway. He signaled “one minute” to the driver and gestured for Ala to follow him into the house.
“I must apologize for not being able to give you the full tour.”
“I’m sure I can manage. “
“In my office you’ll find a list of all of the personnel allowed on the property to complete their tasks. If anyone comes by who is not on the list, I would advise avoiding them.”