Jex Carter: A Short Story

Words: 600
Pages: 3

Jex Carter looked up as the file was tossed down onto his desktop. He cast the thrower of the file an almost wary look, but wary would not be a term to describe Carter at all. Fierce, dominating, ruthless, intelligent, and bold were how most people described him. Handsome, as well, but that was beside the point. Yes, his wavy brown hair, light blue eyes, strong jaw with a slight 5 o'clock shadow, broad shoulders, toned physique, and cocky demeanor was very attractive to women and made him quite the hot commodity. But as he sat back in his chair, feet clad in black shoes propped on his desk, arms crossed with his vague look on his face, the man was anything short of wary. Even slumped down in his leather-backed chair so his feet could be propped