"The Axe Man's here!" Word traveled quickly through the editing department of the large publishing company.
"What's everybody so nervous about?" asked Jake, a laid-back twenty-five year old and the most recent hire.
"It's just that every time Mr. Peabody from corporate shows up heads start to roll," senior editor Carter explained.
"You mean they send him here just to fire people?" Jake asked incredulously.
"Yeah, and it never seems to make much sense about which ones he axes," Carter said, suddenly turning pale as he saw Mr. Peabody standing in the doorway motioning for him to come.
I'm linking up with Ivy for Six Sentence Stories
The cue this week is "AXES"