Wednesday, 13 February 2013

Targets - A Short Story


She answered in four rings. Nearly. Under five. Just. Company policy. Tick.  
“Good afternoon, you’re talking to Sian. How can I help you today?”
“Help me? You people do anything but…”
Angry words bounced around her headphones. Sian decided she would try and make lamb. Pete loved lamb. He might forget about the rumours going round. Working together, it was bound to happen.
“… so I’m closing all my accounts. ALL OF THEM! Put me through to your supervisor. RIGHT NOW.”
“With pleasure, Sir. Hold one moment, please.” Click. Sigh. Click. “Oh my goodness, I nearly forgot! Thank you for calling today!”
Lamb. Lamb with what?

This short story was prompted by the 100-word Challenges at Julia's Place. You can check out more entries here.
This week we had to include Oh my goodness, I nearly forgot!

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