"Dental Clinic, my name is Morgan, how can I help you today?" my voice isn't fake, but it's not necessarily genuine either. I answer all my calls the same, I politely get right to the point. There's little worse than a wordy call center rep.
Her euphoric state lasted only a second longer. Zachery #2 was looking hard at his milkshake, careful not to meet eyes with Melanie. There was a pause, just long enough to make Melanie question herself, and then Zachery #1, having just finished chewing part of his lettuce, and with a dime-sized spot of ranch resting in the crook of his sneer, spoke.