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The Bottom Half
A pitcher of ice water with floating lemon slices graced the table, unoffered.
Property manager Zelda dropped the contract in front of Leo. “Welcome to Zephyr Gardens. Just initial and sign.”
Leo flipped through the stack of paper. “Like I’m buying a house. Want an arm? How about both my legs?”
“You can itemize.” Zelda looked away.
“Like a shopping list? Pool, keys, security, landscaping, housekeeping, dog clean-up…air.” Leo shrieked. “Since when are we paying for air?”
“It’s filtered. Clean,” she said.
He checked a box. “Suppose I gotta have clean air. I can scoop up the poop.”
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