Or you can try and work their system. I looked up startled, to see her holding a yellow envelope in her hand. Something about his wares, which were rough to the point of primitive, appealed to the girl from Chicago. And I had to admit, she had a remarkable eye for the unlikely treasure, uncovering a shimmering breastplate of opals set in native gold that added five years and a lifetime of sophistication to her face. Black climbed into the waiting BAE executive jet and settled back into one of the six cream-colored high-backed leather chairs in the narrow passenger section.