Thursday, February 11, 2010
2 oz gin
¾ oz orange liqueur
½ oz lime juice
1 dash Angostura bitters
1 dash orange bitters
Shake with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
ELEVEN — Verne stood to face them behind the bar.
“Ok,” he said, “just so that we all know where we stand.”
“I never took you for a traitor, Verne,” Umberto said, edging forward, away from the two menaces behind them.
“Just hand over the lady’s papers, or hand over the lady. It’s your choice. Either way you’re not leaving here with a manual on how to reincarnate extinct birds.”
“Oh, get over it.” Maria spoke in slow, deliberate syllables. “I’ve had about all I can take of your right-wing proselytizing.”