The StrawHe despised himself. He despised the way he looked in the mirror, the way the barely conscious blob that once was a man looked back at him. He hated his hair, he hated his size, and he hated the premature aging brought on by the years of stress. It was all because of his job as an accountant at the firm of Leebman and sons. He despised his job and everyone who worked there.The Straw4 hours ago in Short Stories
Leebman and his sons are actually mostly inconsequential in this story as both Leebman and his Sons have neither ran their company nor been around to do so in at least a century. The men who now lead this firm are shareholders, people who are more or less inconsequential as well since they are not in the office of the man with so much intense loathing. The people he really despises are the ones who make him always run damage control.
Their regional office was small, but of his twenty or so coworkers, at least twelve of them, including his manager, always require his help just to keep their jobs. So day after day the