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Avalon Burning- Part One

AVALON BURNING
by
Lenny ZerO

Michael’s supervisor was being a real @$$. Three weeks into collecting second quarter assessment results, he’d decided that Michael wasn’t being a team player and was more than likely manipulating data.

“How else do you explain these gains?” he demanded.

Michael shrugged. “I don’t know. A lot of ‘knock-knock’ jokes?”

His supervisor tensed. His superiors were expecting results, but any deviation from the standard projections would call a lot of attention by the audit department.

“Listen, Wood,” he demanded.