Episode 17: “Prig N. Pfeffer and The Mentors”
Within a nanosecond Pfeffer spun on her toes and marched
away with Alex following obediently behind.
“These are your mentors” said Pfeffer
as she led Alex into a small
the table were
The first was a man whose nametag
identified him as “Brad.”
Brad had a nice ponytail
tied in back with
a rubber band.
His arms were folded across his chest.
A manly-man stoic countenance
finished the look that he
intended everyone to see.
Brad remained manly,
stoic, and his silence
The second person identified herself.
“I am Lola. I am here to help guide
you through the politically
tough areas. My assets
are a pleasant manner
and a nice body.
Both sexes are
attracted to me
and that is a big
Alex’s third mentor was a rather tall and handsome
man in a blue serge suit. His cordovan toned
wingtip shoes spoke well of his authority.
A yellow tie with small black polka-dots
alluded to his power.
“Henry is my name. I am here to introduce you
to the ‘correct’ people in the business.”
And to make his point Henry even
used two fingers on each hand to
emphasize the word
Brad gave his head a shake to show off
his pony tail. Lola moaned at this
obvious ploy of Brad’s vanity.
A simple smirk crossed
Alex finally broke the thick silence with
“Thank you for being my mentors.
I promise I will meet or exceed your
expectations of me. I am quite
honored to have you guiding
me through this career.”
In his own mind Alex was thinking “What a bunch of crap this is!
They pawn off a bunch of imbeciles and the walking wounded
on me. I will probably do more to
mentor them than they will
to mentor me.”