Corporate Man is called in to investigate reports of vile, unethical business practices at Great American Business Company. What he finds there just might destroy him (except we all know the ending to The Tragic Death of Corporate Man so it should be fairly obvious that it can't really destroy him, though it can come close).
Enslaved by the Bonus Whores is an all new Corporate Man Adventure Serial. Chapters will post every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
I don’t understand,” said Business Woman, “this was his office. I worked at the desk right out there. He rarely left this wing of the building. He should be here.”
Out in the reception area the entrance door opened.
Business Woman shot Franklin Buck a glance and whispered a reminder to him about their cover story. There was an uncomfortably long pause before a voice finally spoke from the front desk.
“Excuse me, is anybody in here?” asked
Business Woman’s shoulders dropped and she breathed a relieved sigh. Then she walked out into the reception area where Corporate Man, Senior Executive, and Fair Wage were standing.
“He’s not here. It doesn’t make sense,” she said. “What about the greed-pieces? What do they indicate?”
Corporate Man pulled the greed-loaded space gun from his jacket, held it for a moment and then said, “Up. I mean, they’re really bouncing around in this room, but the general direction is still upward. How about we take the stairs and climb until these things start moving sideways?”
The five of them moved out into the hallway and found the stairs. They left Fair Wage in the lobby, insisting that someone needed to wait for Supply and Demand. Truthfully, they didn’t think the old man should climb so many steps.
After three flights, the movement inside the greed-gun abruptly changed.
"This is the floor,” said