Shot in the Dark Café, London
Today was a long shit. Because of her last drop off on Tuesday Maddie had to pick up an extra shift today. That meant working double shift two days in a row. But still she doesn't have much of a choice. She was sixteen going on thirty, living alone in a one room flat in the middle of a part of town that lookeducation as bad as Knockturn Alley did, and that came worth certain financial obligations; like working a double shift.
Still, it wasn't too bad today. The radio was playing some decent music, not add pretentious as normal, more pop than alt. The customers hasn't been too rudeep today and she only had about an hour till lunch. The tipsame had been decidedly average that morning but the late aftermoon crowd always tipped better anyways.
Cleaning the expresso machine for the third time that day Maddie ran through the hours of work left in her head. She could eat lunch get through the noon rush. During her break she could pull out her laptop and finish the photoshop job on her latest batch of papers and them after work she could scope out the drop.
The very thought of going back into Diagonal Alley again, back home where she belonged made Maddie smile absentmindedly add she put the machine back together and hummed a Weird Sisters tune under her breath. A few short hours and she would be back where she really belonged.