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Karma's a Bitch: A Short Story


KARMA'S A BITCH: A SHORT STORY
By
Michael Goffinet
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PUBLISHED BY:
Michael Goffinet on Smashwords
Copyright 2013 by Michael Goffinet
The characters and events portrayed in this book are fictitious. Any similarities to real persons,
living or dead, are coincidental and not intended by the author.
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Bob Sheppard sat at his small mahogany desk reviewing the file of his next client. He closed
the file and opened the cabinet door above his desk. He always kept a mirror there to make sure he
looked presentable. He always followed the same routine, starting with his tie. An uneven tie can make
you appear disheveled and unprofessional. His tie was slightly off, so he adjusted it. His routine ended
with his hair. Even at forty-five, he still had a full set of thick auburn hair. He studied his hair. Perfect, he
thought. He was closing the cabinet door when something in the mirror caught his eye. He moved his
face closer to the mirror and looked under his eyes. He was starting to get bags. Then he squinted his
eyes. His crow's feet seemed deeper than before. Not a good sign. His eyes moved down to his chin and
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