toward her, but pulls himself up short –
– BILLY SPARKS has approached her–
Hi, I’m Billy Sparks, I manage
Vanity turns around — her eyes widen
He’s 38 years old, 5’3″ tall and weighs
about 180 pounds. He’s dressed in a
baby-blue running suit, and white tennis
shoes that come to a point. A dark-
skinned, smooth-faced black man, he’s
wearing small, white sunglasses and a
base-ball cap perched on his head. Fred
Flintstone in Harlem. A hip, fast-
talking jive motherfucker who uses
profanity like a light saber. Chubby,
cuddly, cherubic Billy Sparks. He’d
sell his mother if he thought he could
make a buck.
They size one another up in. about three
Hi — I really like your club.
What time is it?
Oh, that’s a really nice
watch. Very pretty.
Billy lights a cigarette, offers her
one, she accepts–
You look like a guy I used to