Not enough sales, so there's
Not enough hours to give out, so there's
Not enough money in the bank to pay my bills.
Not enough diplomas to even bother applying for that job.
Not enough experience to get to the interview on another.
Not enough paperwork to prove I could do well, so they don't bother.
Too much money to qualify for foodstamps.
Too many scams that look the same as the legitimate job listings.
Too few reasons to try harder.
I get panic attacks because I've run out of medication.
I get to worry if today is the day I can't pay my mortgage.
I get to feel hopeless and helpless as I sink further into de
Neel was many thousands of years old and had served nearly as many masters, ranging from old kings to the children of peasants. He had granted every wish from "give me fortune and power" to "let my children grow happy".
Surprise was always the first reaction he got from a new master. You open a bottle expecting a liquid (if anything) inside and instead blue-purple vapors spill upwards into the shape of a young man, and you will be surprised. (Neel had lost count of the number of times his bottle had been dropped.)
The second reaction gave him the best clue as to what kind of master he had this time. Neel had been horr