From “The Overview Disjunction” — Rough Draft – Waiving the bartender off of a 4th beer she started to get ready to go back to her berth when a ghost…
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There was only one thing that Alex could be grateful for today – or this entire week, for that matter!
If she got this job, her posting would not be on this rock. The air handlers could do nothing to mitigate the pervasive sulfuric smell. It was so distracting that several times during the job interview she had been caught off guard by a question. That was so completely out of character it had knocked her off her game for the remainder of the audience.
She mechanically thanked the bartender for the fresh beer as, thanks to her analytic mind nature, she was force to review the entire conversation in her mind.
The interview got off to a terrible start as Alex had been fascinated by the interviewer’s yellow skin. Staring, she thought ‘must be the damned sulfur’. The HR Specialist was a nice enough person but Alex could not get her mind off his complexion for some reason. It was THAT yellow.