Timothy drew a deep breath. Talking would be helpful; otherwise he might bottle it up, allowing his feelings to fester inside him until they exploded.
“You see – a gun was pulled on me. Long story short: woman claimed she was a hitperson, I gave her a job, she refused it, she returned, I gave her benefits.”
The counsellor nodded slowly and drew her notepad closer.
“Timothy, this is absolutely appalling...
“How DARE you hand out benefits willy-nilly! Our strict benefits criteria must always, always be met.”
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