Jason was good at his job but he knew that wouldn’t mean anything today. There are times when a man is called to complete an impossible task, not necessarily because of any malice on the part of the one doing the calling—usually a higher power such as a god or a manager—but because the higher power needs this impossible task to be done for moral or legal reasons perhaps, and besides, they’ve earned the right to delegate this sort of thing.
‘Well, what’ve you got to lose? At the end of the day, it’s not your money,’ said Paolo. Paolo worked in the hotel’s reception, doing whichever jobs didn’t require much contact with people. Jason was the exception to this—someone had to tell Paolo which jobs to do.
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