Elevator II: The Sequel

“Hey T?”


“Don’t start with that blank look, man. I just want to ask a question. I think it’s important.”

“Fine. What is it?”

“Why is it still dark in here? Isn’t that bad?”

“You really don’t realize what is transpiring here.”

“Uh, no I-”

“That wasn’t a question.”

“Oh, okay the-”

“When was the last time you were in a elevator that broke down? When was the last time you were in an elevator that took this long? I am positive it was not as well maintained as this building. Nor was it an elevator that led directly to the CEO ’s office on the top floor. Think. I know you have a good head, despite your constant efforts to prove otherwise.”

“Hey! I did-”

“We are here to close a deal with a man who has been in business for a long time. He is not above psychological warfare. By the way you are dancing back and forth, it is working.”

“I’m jus-”

“There. The lights have come back on. Settle down, D. Whatever other fears you may have are simply in your head.”

The floor fell out from under the elevator.

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