Chris is enjoying work in the alien run business. He is invited to do some serving tasks in the Alien Household, supervised by the wife of the boss Braidt. He finds he is getting on well with Braidt, and she begins to make unusual requests, which human employers would have never made.
Echoes of Past and Future, where the rich get ever richer, and the poor play scrabble. Society has been perverted and inverted. The people who it is...
Management Science became an art, prized by all who entered the business race. Students were taught about it in colleges, universities and all places of higher and further education, even though many of them would not later enter positions which would ever give them much management control or influence. More of the Decline of Civilisation in the Martan Empire and Gallanol in the the Modern Age.
Quotations from the book 'The Decline of Civilisation' by Janus Apinus. He writes of the development and then the decline of the consumer market economy in the Martan Empire and Gallanol, of the competition and efficiency which grew, stifling consumption and making the actual lives of the people miserable in the process. He mentions the development of new technologies, including Vidnet and the foodshute delivery systems to the blocks of apartments. A warning for our own world perhaps as our own economies 'develop'?
Pontius, the Supreme Director of MIOST has some time to relax. He decides not to fly home in his flycar, but to call upon one of his mistresses in the suburbs of Marta City. His power and fortune has brought him certain benefits to make up for his nagging and less than warm wife. Set in the alternative futuristic world of Marta and Gallanol in the Modern Age.
Chris begins work in the alien run wholesale business. He is given the task of selecting unpublished books of value so that the aliens can publish them. Unexpectedly he finds this work could well be pleasurable and interesting.
severed soul by MarciaMarcia steeling time’s soundings severs loving breath from loved...presence leaving ......unbearable ......unbreathable...
Autumn Sun, the only kind of Indian Summer we’re going to get now. Never been here before, but it’s very near to Wentworth where my wife and I had...
Unhappy with his nine to five job, Chris applies for a job, and finds it is an alien run business. He attends the interview and comes into contact with the aliens for the first time. He begins to find out more about them.
Chris is unhappy with his nine to five job, and finds out that the alien arrival, to live amongst us on Earth, has created new opportunities for work in alien employment.
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