Title: Out of Hell
Characters: Hendrix, Beckett & Duncan Mills, Sara, Romulus, Rumi, Barachiel, and Joziah [Mentions: Drex, Joe, Ryozo, Ronin, and Renea]
Prompt: Capriotti SL
Word Count: 1458
Summary: Semi introduction to Hendrix.
Rating: Some foul language.
Sara was surveying the back parking lot at Howl We Roll. After the car explosion at her place and having the Feds and local PD at her place. She pushes her glasses on the top of her head. Sara pinches the bridge of her nose. She caught something in the air. Sara sniffed the air. It smelt of death, burnt flesh, brimstone, and cold air. Sara spun on her heels facing this tall man in front of her. She could see his true form.
“Can I help you?” “Yes, I am looking for you, Miss Capriotti. That is still you, correct?” “Yes, I am still Miss Capriotti. I am Sara. You are?” “I am Hendrix Mills. I am in need of a job. A mutual person recommended you to me.”
Duncan’s eyes lock with Sara’s eyes. He smiles. Beckett walks towards them. Sara always had one of the twins with her. Since her place in Drexel’s crew was changed to consigliere. Her life was always in danger even more now. Sara had promoted the twins to her personal bodyguards. They had proven themselves over the year.
“Sara, job listing openings for you. I can see your true nature. Are you able to hide it?” “Yes, I can. You guys can see me more because of all the death you been around and or been involved in. Yes, I am able to hide from you and others. I just figured that I didn’t have to myself around other supes.”
Sara looked over the listing of openings. She nodded. Sara started to walk towards the building the guys followed her. She waved her arm and snapped her fingers. Hendrix was following them. Duncan opened the door for Sara. She smiled. Beckett and Hendrix followed behind her. Duncan came in after them.
“I need coffee. Are we good to talk about jobs over coffee, Hendrix?” “Yes, Miss Capriotti.” “Sara, Hendrix, please. I am not that old yet, Hendrix.” “Yes, Sara. Coffee sounds great.” “Which one of you are coming with me? Which one is going to get Joziah and Barachiel?” “Beckett can stay with you. I will go get Bar and Joziah.”
Duncan headed off to the right. Beckett, Hendrix, and Sara headed over to the cafe. She sits down first. Beckett stands behind Sara. Hendrix sits down across from Sara. Melodee comes over to the table. She smiles. Sara grins at Melodee. She took her petite hand into hers. Sara gently squeezes it.
“Sara Belle, how are you this morning?” “I am well, Melodee. Thanks for asking. This Hendrix. Beckett is behind me.” “Nice to meet you, fellas. Oh, congratulations on the new position. Congrats to Beckett and Duncan on their new positions as well. What can I get you all?” “Melodee, I need an espresso shot or two. Plus a cup of black coffee. Beckett and Hendrix? Beckett, you don’t have to stand behind me. You can sit next me.”
Beckett finds a chair. He pulls it up next to Sara. They were about to order as Joziah, Barachiel, and Duncan shows up. Duncan sits down on the opposite side of Sara. Barachiel and Joziah pulled up a chair behind Sara. They are positioned and tall enough to see perfectly over Sara’s head. They look directly at Hendrix taking him in.
“Fellas what can I get you?” “Coffee. Just bring cream, sugar, and all that jazz. We can fix it accordingly,” Joziah states. Sara leans back in her seat looking up at Joziah. She arches a brow. Joziah shakes head mouthing nada. Sara knows her second in command to know when he was snappy. She rolls her eyes and shakes her head. Sara turns her attention back to Hendrix.
Barachiel and Jozah size up Hendrix. Hendrix just sat there with a smile. He nodded. Hendrix knew what they were about to ask him.
“Yes, I can hide the Thestral. Since you guys have seen death and accept the reality of it see him easily. At the moment, I am not hiding him from you all.” “Can I ask who recommended you to come to see me for a job?” “Rumi did. She said that you were good people. All of you.” “Rumi is an amazing person. Yes, I’ve got some openings. I think that you will fit in fine.”
Melodee came back over. She placed Sara’s espresso shots and black coffee down. Sara nodded with a smile. She puts the rest down in the centre of the table for the guys. Sara drinks her espresso. She looks up at Hendrix as he fixes his coffee. Sara finishes off her other espresso shot.
“Gunmetal Grey we have an opening. It is a multiple of things. Mainly the bouncer/security job. Then whatever my main guy that runs it, Romulus will have you do. Joziah, call Romulus for me and tell him to come over here. Romulus would be your immediate supervisor then me.”
Joziah calls Romulus. He shows up a few moments later. Romulus comes over to Sara. Sara stands up. Romulus kisses her cheeks. He sits down next to Joziah.
“You needed me, Boss Lady.” “Yes, I did. This is Hendrix Mills. He will be your new security/bouncer stuff and whatever else you need him to do. He comes to us under the recommendation of Rumi.” Romulus nods.
“Well, then you are good people. Also, if that is the case. I know that Boss Lady has had you checked out before you walked up here. Sara never goes into anything blind. If you got some time now I can train you. You could start tonight.” “Yes, I am available. We can do this. So, you knew who I was before I said anything?” They all chuckle. Sara nods. “Hendrix, I don’t go into anything blind. I’ve known about you for a couple of months. Rumi came to me said a friend of hers was moving to town and was in a need of a job. I asked for your name and everything she knew about you. Then I filled in the blanks.”
Sara sits back. She puts her glasses on the table. Rumi walks over to them. She was grinning. Hendrix stands up and pulls his friend into a hug. He whispers, “ Thank you, Rumi.”
“Boys, are we good with Hendrix joining the Gunmetal Grey family?” “We are good,” they all stated. “Hendrix, welcome to the Gunmetal Grey family. Romulus, work your magic. Tell Arya hello. Rumi, you’ve got an update for me?” “Yes, ma’am I do.”
Hendrix got up and went to followed Romulus then stopped. He spoke.
“Thank you for giving me a chance. You will not regret it. I promise you that.”
Romulus stopped to hear what he said. He nodded then waited on Hendrix to catch up. They walked out of Howl We Roll and across the street to Gunmetal Grey. Rumi had sat down. Joziah got comfortable and got his coffee fixed. Melodee came back over to the table.
‘Rumi, what can I get you?” “Melodee, I love some green tea. Please.”
Sara looked over at Joziah again. She poked him in the ribs with her pen from her ponytail Joziah growled. Sara snarled.
“What is the attitude for? Who sit in your Captain Crunch, boy?” “No one. I just didn’t get a lot of sleep.” “Stop fucking swinging from the chandelier with Kalani all the damn time,” Joziah grunted giving Sara the one finger salute. “Two espressos, ma’am. You and Joe swinging from the rafters at night? Hm…” Sara snarled snapping her canines at Joziah. Joziah laughs hysterically. Sara rolls her eyes. She giggles.
“Rumi, how’s our favourite douchebag doing?” “Ryozo is Ryozo. He has been behind closed doors with his father, Ronin. I’ve not been put on the trust list just yet. Give me a bit longer. The Shinigami knows it is death related.” “I wondered what Ronin is up to. Barachiel, you think that Ryozo would give his half brother any clue?” “I can try yet; I can’t promise you anything.”
They all nodded. They turned looking at Sara. She waves her hand at them. They got up made their perspective ways to whatever their day laid out for them. Sara sat there for a moment with Beckett and Duncan. She rolled her neck.
“Okay, boys I’ve got to go see a witch. Do my duties of a consigliere. Let’s roll out Autobots,” Sara laughs.