This week’s prompt was to include
“Shut the door behind you. I’m exhausted” (http://jfb57.wordpress.com/2012/04/23/100-word-challenge-for-grown-ups-week-39/)
I have been pretty busy with one thing and another and wasn’t too sure how (or if) to do this one. However, an idea came to me and this is what I have come up with. Suffice to say that current affairs influenced me somewhat but this version is what I would have liked to happen rather than what is...
I’m not quite sure if I have achieved what I set out to; but here goes anyway...
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Heads will roll.
The tension was palpable. Heads would roll, no doubt about that. Integrity and transparency- that was what had been promised. This error could signal the end.
A waft of cologne arrived seconds before he strode in. Silence hung heavily as his narrow eyes flicked impatiently around the room until fixing on the perpetrator, “You’re fired! Shut the door behind you. I'm exhausted by your ineptitude.”
“But I’ve done nothing wrong. My behaviour was totally appropriate; any errors in judgement were beyond my control.”
“Enough! Your desk has been cleared.”
Angrily pulling on his jacket he headed for the door, “Those who live in glass houses...” and entered the courtroom.