The Job, Part Seven: Job Satisfaction

A serialized story in seven parts

Ken Preston

31 January 2024

Big heavy books falling from the sky

This is it, the final part.

I hope you have enjoyed this story. Don't forget, paid members can leave comments.

7. Job Satisfaction

The following morning, a Wednesday, found Susan back at work in good time to be near the front of the queue. Despite keeping a lookout, Susan could not see Betsy.

Inside the vast space full of cubicles, Susan found her desk with no problem. She sat down in front of the massive book, open where she had left it yesterday. The sounds of the other girls pulling out their chairs and sitting at their desks pleased Susan. She had been early today.

A small surge of pride blossomed in her chest.

Mr. Withershaw would be pleased.

And maybe he would tell Miss Evangeline.

Writing in the Shadows is a reader-supported publication. To continue reading, receive all posts and support my work, consider becoming a paid subscriber.