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The Sniper

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Darren and Jay were engineers in a high-tech firm. Darren was five years older than Jay, and he had been with the company three years longer. For that reason, everyone figured that the promotion would go to Darren. But Jay was easy to get along with, he was a hard worker, and he had demonstrated a lot of initiative and creativity. His efforts had finally been noticed by the powers that be and rewarded: Jay was promoted to regional sales manager.

One week after his promotion, Jay parked his car and entered the building. As he headed for his new office, he could see his entire staff gathered around Darren in the hallway. They appeared ...

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