Previously: Cole told Digger that their sponsor had credited Digger assisting in taking down a robot, which carries a cash prize. And now…
â€œOkay, you want the truth? Truth is, you got credit for downing it and I only got credit for the assist,â€ Cole said. â€œSo I give you clothes and a trip to Mongolia, and you sign your share over to me.â€
â€œHow much money are we talking about?â€ Digger asked.
â€œThe money doesnâ€™t matter,â€ Cole said. â€œWhat matters is, I donâ€™t assist. You sign over to me, I get full credit for the takedown.â€
â€œSo this is an ego deal.â€
â€œThis is an â€˜Iâ€™m offering you help, take it or leave itâ€™ deal.â€
â€œIâ€™ll take it,â€ Digger said. â€œThanks.â€
â€œDonâ€™t mention it,â€ Cole said.
Twenty minutes later, they were driving toward a large private hangar. â€œListen, there are a few things weâ€™ll need to discuss once weâ€™re in the air,â€ Metalord said. â€œBut for the most part, you can just sit back and enjoy the trip. Iâ€™ll handle the heavy lifting. Iâ€™ll get us into China, Iâ€™ll negotiate with the Czar. All you do is point out this Twain guy if you see him and Iâ€™ll handle the rest.â€
â€œOut of the goodness of your heart,â€ Digger said.
â€œAnd the publicity Iâ€™ll get for being the only guy to stare down the Czar solo.â€
â€œYou think you can?â€ Digger asked.
[blockquote type=”blockquote_quotes” align=”left”]â€œDefcon 5 beat him, and he knows that it was mostly my doing. Itâ€™s a mutual respect thing…”[/blockquote]â€œWe have an understanding,â€ Cole said as he pulled up next to a white Escalade. â€œDefcon 5 beat him, and he knows that it was mostly my doing. Itâ€™s a mutual respect thing. Come on, I want you to meet the girls.â€
â€œThe girlsâ€ were just getting out of the Escalade as Digger opened the passenger side door of the Porsche. One was a tall, slim brunette and the other, a shorter blonde with ample curves that reminded Digger of Marilyn Monroe. â€œDigger, Iâ€™d like you to meet Tiffany and Amanda.â€
â€œHey,â€ Amanda said with a little wave and a bit of Southern twang in her voice. Her dimpled smile was gorgeous.
â€œWeâ€™ll grab our bags and meet you on the plane,â€ said Tiffany, the brunette, to Cole.
As he and Cole walked toward the hangar, Digger asked, â€œWhatâ€™s going on? Who are they?â€
â€œFlight attendants,â€ Cole said.
â€œFlight attendants?â€ Digger repeated skeptically. â€œThey look more like models.â€
â€œYes, theyâ€™re very hot flght attendants,â€ Cole said. â€œIs that a problem?â€
â€œWell, this is not exactly a vacation,â€ Digger said. â€œWhat kind of trip do they think weâ€™re taking?â€
â€œThe kind where weâ€™re flying halfway around the world, and I donâ€™t want to get bored,â€ Cole said. â€œDonâ€™t worry. Iâ€™m not asking you to pitch in on the bill.â€
â€œIâ€™m not worried about the bill. Iâ€™m worried about their safety,â€ Digger said.
â€œâ€Look, itâ€™s not a thing,â€ Cole said. â€œWeâ€™ll drop them off in Shanghai, theyâ€™ll do some shopping while weâ€™re gone. Itâ€™ll be fine.â€
â€œBut why do we need flight attendants anyway?â€ Digger asked. â€œI mean, itâ€™s just a little private jet, right?â€
Cole gestured and the huge hangar doors rolled back, letting Digger see the plane.
â€œOh my God…â€
Who are Tiffany and Amanda, really? And will Cole’s plan come off as easily as he thinks? Join us tomorrow for the next episode as the trip gets underway!
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