“Do you have any questions for us before we finish up?”
“I guess I was a little unclear on the salary and benefits.”
“For a specialty position like this, we understand that we must offer a higher-than-average rate if we wish to attract the most talented candidates. But for…insurance purposes…this kind of work is freelance. Travel, supplies, and other expenses – would be yours to handle from the generous wage we are prepared to offer.”
“You understand I have other offers?”
“Of course. And we have other interviews. But who else will hire you to kill something that doesn’t really live?”
The cue for this week’s 100 Word RPG Hook –suitable for Night’s Black Agents, Unknown Armies, or even Shadowrun — was “freelance.” Next week’s cue is “thanksgiving.” Write your own 100 words, send me the link, and I’ll post your story with mine right here on the blog!
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