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Pacen Eldo laid his hand on the more agitated gardener and was relieved the wiry man had taken his tone down several notches before stopped speaking altogether. Pacen then glanced at the other portly man who looked like he was marshaling his emotions for a rebuttal. He was rewarded when the other man had started to calm down.
"Gentlemen, please, there is always a solution to this. Let's all take a 30-minute breather and then come and see me at the Nook." Pacen pointed at the table where he would be waiting for them. "Okay?" The men nodded in agreement and departed for the opposite corners of the garden center.
"Now that wrinkle was somewhat remedied, the show must go on." He strode to the small stage and addressed fellow green thumb enthusiasts.