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August 28th, 2018

Workshop Discipline

In times past, workers were treated strictly. By a new writer to us

By Louise Vancisic

“Dorothy Owens!” Albert Kimble snapped. “You’re daydreaming again! What did I tell you would happen the next time I catch you not doing your work?”

The young man’s tone, and the dead silence which followed, brought the unlucky twenty-six year old back from her reverie. But her normally rosy countenance was now pale and expressionless; her eyes stared fixedly at her desktop, her slender shoulders hunched with dread beneath her starched white blouse.

“Uh, sir, I’m sorry. I, uh, please, I’ll make up for it.” She replied, her tone flat and fearful. For the girl could not help noticing the supple switch in the man’s right hand.
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