By Liz Maverick
Clarissa Schneckberg wasn't able to depart her Silicon Valley task, get dumped by way of her boyfriend, or circulate again in along with her mom and dad. She's formally pathetic. And her clients are dim. at the very least that is how they appear from less than the covers of her youth mattress. yet simply whilst her existence looks heading south, Clarissa comes to a decision to go relatively south-to Antarctica, to be designated. finally, the male-to-female ratio on the South Pole is anything like four-to-one. together with her pals, Delilah and Kate, she's able to make the trek and join a few equal-opportunity jobs...even although none of them has but to pass though a iciness with no fuzzy slippers. it truly is an amorous event Clarissa will be insane to cross up. yet for this snow angel, sanity has outlived its usefulness.
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But ever since Loralline Cosmetics bought you out, they’ve only let you dodder around the office like somebody’s really old mentally disturbed relative. You realize they’ll have you ‘product testing’ ”—she Adventures of an Ice Princess • 49 put her fingers up in the air and bent them in the shape of quotation marks— “makeup with your friends for the rest of your life just to keep you out of the management meetings. We can’t have that. ” Delilah contemplated that statement for a moment and then suddenly reared back as if the significance of Kate’s words had just hit her in the face.
Kate took one hand, Delilah took the other. “We’re not telling you to lead, Clary. We’re telling you to follow. See? ” “Besides, you’ve been wanting to make a career change for a while,” Delilah said. “Yeah, and if you do a good job, maybe it would springboard you into the Hollywood space,” Kate added. Delilah nodded. “And just think, you can show Kieran what a loser he is. A. He discouraged you. A. ” Clarissa shrugged, halfway to being sold on the idea, though the path from Antarctica to Hollywood wasn’t entirely obvious to her.
The platonic friend who pretends to like you and all the while is just biding her time. That platonic friend. She has gone—or rather, he has taken her—where you just don’t go. It’s not right. ” “I’m not sure I grasp . ” Clarissa’s voice faltered. ” Kate asked. “A member of the opposite sex who either didn’t want to have sex with you or desperately does but hasn’t, which means the idea of having sex is always out there, hovering in the air. Will they? Won’t they? Why haven’t they? ” “When you put it like that .
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