Fandom: White Collar
Pairings: Neal/Adler, Neal/Kate
Warning: Spoilers for Forging Bonds
Notes: Drabble-a-Day 2011 Day 30. Prompt from whitecollar100 Challenge #30-Girlfriend. Thanks to hllangel for beta and title. Comments and concrit welcome.
Summary: You've got to learn to play your cards right if you expect to win in life.
“I’ve decided not to go to Chicago.”
“That’s wonderful to hear, Kate. You’ve got a great future here.”
As if he hadn’t pulled strings and spent a considerable amount of money to procure that job offer for her idiot of a boyfriend for the specific purpose of getting Kate out of town and more importantly out of Neal’s life.
Adler had plans for the cunning Mr. Caffrey, both personal and professional. The attractive young grifter had come to steal from him and Adler intended to return the favor in spades, with a few diamonds thrown in.
Girlfriend or no girlfriend.