Arash’s Non-Paying Customer Monologue

Arash complains about a man who won’t make a purchase in his store.  He has called the police and tries to rationalize his reasoning.

(to the cop)

Arash :  No, it was twice, twice that he came into my store acting like he was going to buy something and then didn’t.  He walks around the store, prancing around.  This is my store, my livelihood.  He’s looking to rob the place.  He’s scoping things out.  Look at him!  With his baggy pants and army rag on his head and big puffy shirt.  What is that?

I don’t want him in my store anymore.  This is a nice store and we don’t want his kind in it.  If he wanted to buy something, he would have.  Don’t ever want him come back here.  Next time, I know he’s going to rob me or do something disturbing.  I don’t want my store to turn up on the looting news, okay?

(to the young man)

No sir, I am not a prejudice.  Call me what you will but this is my store and I don’t want you as my customer.  You are unsettling and give me the creeps.  If you wanted to make a purchase you would have.  There is no reason to walk around my tiny store for an hour and not buy anything in that time frame.  So don’t lie to me and this police officer.

(to the cop)

Trust me, he was up to no good.  I just know it.

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Arash has been writing stories ever since he could hold a pencil! What started out as an intrinsic love for storytelling has turned into his lifelong passion. There’s nothing he likes better than writing (and reading) stories that is humorous in English and Persian languages, with a touch of Suspense and a poignant streak of truth running through them. Arash is also a YouTuber, Persian singer/songwriter, blogger, traveler, filmmaker, big dreamer, and professional kabob eater. When he’s not writing or dreaming up new stories, you can find him in an adventure road-tripping to national parks! If you want to see Arash in his element (ranting about stories) check out his YouTube channel.

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