The TeashopThe Teashop
Geo went into the bedroom and pushed the lump of fabric on the bed. When he did this, it rolled over and groaned loudly. It was 11:30 on a Thursday morning. "Wake up Matt, wake up now! We need to talk," Geo said sternly. A head emerged from the bundle, groaned again and mumbled something indistinguishable, then laid down again.
It was lightly raining and Geo had been working on some drawings when there was a quiet knocking at the door. The property owner, Mr. Gui, had come to explain that no one had paid last month's rent and that it would need to be paid before he left. Mr. Gui owned the whole building and ran a tea house down stairs. Geo and Matt switched off paying the rent each month and it had been Matt's turn last month. However, Matt always was between jobs, so he never carried his share of the costs. This time it was different. Geo had just gotten a new job at a prestigious advertising firm, Flynn Marketing, and would be starting his new job within the week. H