|"Fifty dollars," she says, picking up a
brush and continuing. She hopes to complete this one today.
"You're here to buy a painting. Fifty dollars. Cash only
The man glances at his partner briefly before fishing a
wallet out of his pocket. He pulls out two twenties and a ten,
and holds the bills out to her. As she takes the money, Carol
sizes up the pair. Partners indeed.
"Which one of you needs the painting?"