Brass Valley: The Fall of an American Industry

Brass Valley: The Fall of an American Industry
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Thursday, September 20, 2007

M - The Final Chapter


But nobody heard the pleas and recriminations of L and the gang. They were gone and most people didn't notice that the message had been altered or cared that letters were missing or thought that other letters would also be retired.

Yeah, Another Etude


C couldn't resist saying it was all M's fault
at which M called C, "nothing more than a broken G
and afraid to admit it."
L caughed and reminded M of the, "Don't ask, don't tell," rule,
at which Assistant L, who was broken and looked more like an I than an assistant L, reminded everyone, "It's the foundation of good service."
At this L sniffed and seemed to turn away as if to detach himself from Assistant L. L had heard he might be promoted and given a new team.
M was sad and angry and humiliated all at once.