My six sentence Sunday offering is again from my latest title: Shopping for Love. The hero, Greg, has uncovered dodgy dealings at the investment bank where he is employed as a software developer and has reported this to the CEO. Unfortunately, the colleague responsible for the illegalities happens to be the CEO's son. Max Sandler's nepotism means that Greg's days at the bank are numbered.
He knew that simply by copying the faulty code to produce as evidence, he was in breach of contract and they could, if they thought of it, use the non-disclosure clause in his contract to bring about his disgrace and downfall. Sacked on a technicality – a straightforward clause in his own contract. He needed to act quickly before he found himself locked out from accessing important data. He saw from the calendar he was due to see Max Sandler at eleven. He spent the next half hour running a query to pull up data of all the companies likely to be interested in Mongolian investments and vertical integration with Kennago - and with a sufficiently high market cap to make them viable options. In for a penny, Greg thought, in for half a million pounds.
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