Clarence looked around the movie set with awe and confusion.
“Mr. Down,” someone called from afar. Clarence was never comfortable being addressed as ‘mister’. Despite spending years in public service, ‘Mr. Down’ would always be his father’s name. He turned to see who was seeking him.
A round man ran toward him. The film’s producer, Wyatt Pickle. Clarence doubted that was the man’s given name, but liked to think there was a full lineage attached to the Pickle name.
“Wyatt, good to see you,” Clarence said. His affable nature and sturdy handshakes were keys to his story; the story that was now being immortalized in a blockbuster movie produced by Wyatt Pickle and a team of movie industry elites. Continue reading