“Look,” Jeremy said. “I know how high rents normally are. I’m letting the room below market value. I have just one condition.”
“What?” I asked.
“Can I trust you?” he asked.
“Good. My only condition is that you never step into the third bedroom.”
“I guess that’s okay.”
“I’m serious. The door is locked anyway, so don’t even try. But no matter what you hear or smell or see, no matter what happens, even if the door is unlocked – you can never open the door. And especially you can never step inside.”
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