Losing you job can be a devastating event. In these three novellas, the characters do not take well to their change of life events.
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In Malfeasance a stock broker is fired for sleeping with the mistress of the CEO. With an unintended disguise he gets a job on the maintenance crew that services the building and is in a perfect position to exact a measure of revenge.
Day Trippin’ finds a laid off television advertising sales executive turning to day trading as a way to keep a substantial income flowing into the household. His boredom leads him to become a serial rapist and murderer.
In an ode to the lyricism of violence, The Ballad of Justin Thieme is an account of a sad man with a funny name. Doing his best to survive in a cruel work environment, he seeks only bloody vengeance when he is fired.
They used the expression “corporate malfeasance” when they fired me. But they don’t call it “firing” anymore. They have so many expressions and so many classy ways of referring to the darkest aspects of their business dealings. They refer to it as an “employment termination” and in this particular case with the added expression “with prejudice.” You see, by adding that one extra expression it was an indication of unworthiness, not only at that company but for all other companies.