Jack nervously sat looking over his cards and watching
the expression on the huge black man sitting across
from him at the table.
“Come on, Jack. Show me what you got!”
Jack’s fingers were shaking as he placed the cards on
the table. Jack had a pair of queen’s.
Leon began to laugh hysterically as he slammed his hand
along with his cards on the table for Jack to see.
“Let me see what you gonna do now, my man?”
“Leon. You know I don’t have any money. Please, let’s
play again. I’ll make it good this time. I promise.”
Leon laughed as he looked over at the other two men in
“You hear this guy? I think I heard this sorry piece of
crap here, wants me to give him another chance.”
“Please. Leon. I promised I’ll make good on this loan.”
Leon slammed his fists down hard on the table making
everything fall over as Jack sat back nervously waiting
to see what Leon was going to do next.
“Listen. Bro. I want my money you owe me and I want it
“Leon. You know I don’t have the money tonight. You’re
going to have to give me a little time.”
Leon reached over the side of the table and grabbed an
empty chair and tossed it across the room.
“What the fuck do I look like to you? Do you think I’m
a loan officer at the loan department of your local