“There is a quarter missing…”
Her head begun to spin like a slow carousel, her throat dried up and when she tried to swallow, she started coughing. The tall man in front of her uttered a hollow sigh, while his bluish-gray eyes, moved over the endless line of people behind her.
“Excuse me?” she asked with a hoarse voice and shook her head.
The man stared deep into her eyes.
“A quarter, there’s a quarter missing, for the charge.” His voice was sharp and it planted a seed of doubt in her head.
“But, but I gave you the money,” she looked back at the man with big innocent eyes, “I know I did!”