Stepping In

 “He’s gone?”

            “Yes. Could be a good thing.”

“But what now?”

            “We find someone else.”

            “It’s a bit late. Who’d be mad enough?”

            “Well, I was thinking….”

            “Exactly. Once we win, we’ll convince him to step aside too.”

            “And then?”

            “Well, you of course. Or me.”

This was my entry for a 50 words competition. I remembered it after Mac read a piece about relationships in the workplace.

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