The Parting Gift
For Friday Fictioneers 100-Word Challenge: 19 August 2016
“I’m sorry, I have to let you go,” the manager told Kevin.
“It’s not personal,” he added. “It’s strictly business.”
“Yeah, right,” Kevin muttered to himself.
It didn’t come as a surprise once the company was sold to a group of investors. If anything, it gave him time to prepare for the eventuality.
As Kevin was escorted out, he took one last look at the place they called the beehive. It was home away from home no more.
Unbeknownst to everyone, Kevin planted a virus in the company’s network system as a parting gift. It woke up after he left.