The Adventures of Harry Lime: Ticket to Tangier, Part 2 of 7
Nothing to lose:
Harry wants to get to Tangier to chase after the promise of a lucrative deal. The only problem is, he doesn’t have the money to get there. As he puzzles over his problem in the pub, he sees a second ad. Is it intended for him too? Well, he has nothing to lose. It’s worth a try, right?
It’s all taken care of:
He follows the lead in the ad and has a chat with a certain hotel doorman. It’s a rather awkward conversation, but because of it, Harry finally succeeds in getting to Tangier. In fact, he’s a special guest — everything’s been taken care of for him.
Harry turns on his charm:
On the plane to Tangier, Harry flirts with the flight attendant, Patsy. He is very charming and succeeds in his quest of getting a date with her in Tangier.
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Harry took a risk. He had nothing to lose but his reputation. It could have made him look very foolish. As it is, everything worked out — so he looks smart, not foolish. Do you have a story about a time you took a risk of looking foolish? How did it turn out for you? Tell us all about it in a comment below.