He had a good memory for faces, and a good mind for numbers, Eduardo did. He lined up the torn stubs from the day’s sales. When a tourist exited he threw the stub away. Inside he had carefully placed six torn ticket stubs against the back edge of the desk. These tourists had not returned.
Coughing from exhaust fumes / I see one crawl behind the wet straw set up / by the grocery store to emote a rural fantasy
In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Anaea Lay presents Benjamin Parzybok's "The Ticket Taker of Cenote Zaci."