I started shaking too, as soon as I got in the truck. I shook all the way to Dennis's office.
He was with "one of his people" when I came in. After a few minutes his door opened and this good-looking Chicano came out. He was in his twenties, with longish hair and a mustache and an expensive black leather coat that hung down to his knees. He smiled at the red haired receptionist and pointed at her and said, "You be good, now."
"You too, Javier."
"No chance," he said, and rubbed his mustache and sniffed. The receptionist laughed. I couldn't help but think that Dennis was paying him more than ten bucks an hour for whatever it was he did.
Dennis was standing in the doorway of his office. "Come on in," he said.
I sat on the edge of