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The Fourth Finger #2

Read The First Episode Here “There’s no rest for the wicked.” Toni hissed the moment her eyes ran through the number of unread emails she had waiting. A yawn followed. She stretched out on her chair. Her mind told her she needed a burst of energy from a cup of coffee but the pack of cigarettes on her desk looked more appealing. She drew out a single stick after taking off her glasses. There was short contemplation on whether to go ahead with it or not. She was trying to quit but so far nothing worked. Someone had suggested pregnancy and motherhood. She had laughed. “I’ll probably roll over the baby at night or drown it in a bathtub if it disturbs my beauty sleep.” She hadn’t been joking. She once locked a neighbor’s three year old in her closet for an hour because the boy peed on her Fendi…