Tag Archives: Blackmail

Job Security

Mr. Vecchio was horrible boss. He’d fired four previous foremen during the old building’s refurbishment. The pint-sized dictator ruled with his immense wealth and a tyrannical demeanor. Marty counted the days until his job as foreman ended and his kids … Continue reading

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The Payment – Gargleblaster Microstories #213

“I’ll get that,” said Senator Hallsmith, taking the restaurant check. Esmerelda grinned approvingly, still sticky from their bedtime “exertions” earlier. “I always pay,” said Hallsmith. Esmerelda flashed a brilliant smile. Oh you’ll pay alright, she thought. Or your wife sees … Continue reading

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