Jack and Jill
A 1,400-word story
Jill strode down the corridor, tapped on the door marked ‘Jack Frost’, waited for his reply, and stepped into her boss’s office.
“Ah, Miss Chill, prompt as ever. Do take a seat.”
“What’s this all about, sir? You sounded quite upset on the intercom.”
“I have bad news for everyone. As my deputy, I thought you should be the first to know.”