The line for the best-selling author was long.
Toby hadn’t seen him for ages.
“Come back next time,” said his assistant.
“He’s a popular man.” She handed him a card.
The bookmark was signed by his father. “Sure. Next time.”
He dropped it in the trash as he left.

This time the prompt in @jayna’s fifty word story challenge is “gift”. So here’s my take on the prompt.

— @thinknzombie

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