“From the sound of things, it seems that I am indebted to you. You could have left me out to hang, but you came to my aid without question to achieve a positive disposition on my case. Who knew that monstrous SOB would be so damn litigious?” Charles said.
“I’m happy with the outcome,” Max said, reaching out to shake Charles’ hand.
Charles rebuffed the handshake. “At the same time,” he said, “while I do like you, and you are quite good at your job, your invoice for your services has left a bitter taste in my mouth. I get sued a lot, but unless you can do something about your exorbitant fees, I may have to replace you as my attorney.”
Max looked at Charles and said, “I like you, too, Charles, but if you don’t pay my invoice, you will find yourself in court forthwith, and you’d better hire a great lawyer because there will be no secrecy around the fact that you’ll be facing me, and I’m the best there is. Look how I just pulled your sorry ass out of the fire.”
Written for these daily prompts: The Daily Spur (sound/monstrous), Fandango’s One Word Challenge (indebted/litigious), Ragtag Daily Prompt (hang/question), Your Daily Word Prompt (disposition/replace), My Vivid Blog (like), and Word of the Day Challenge (bitter/secrecy).