The clock on the wall seemed frozen and Candy sighed. The afternoon had dragged on and on until every minute seemed like an hour. Everyone was on edge as, one by one, they had been called in to the new boss’s office. Candy was so tightly wound, she could snap any minute.
“Oh. My. God,” Amanda said in Candy’s ear as she sidled up to her.
Candy looked at Amanda’s wide blue eyes. “What’s wrong?” she asked and a current of fear crept up her spine. “Did you get the sack?”
“No,” Amanda replied in a low voice. “It was worse than that.”