[size12 He could not believe that he had not gotten the promotion after all of the hard work and effort he had put into the company. What made things worse was that his competitor from childhood, Kira, had gotten it and was surely going to rub it in his face. Oh, how he couldn’t wait for that. He wondered just how she had managed to do it. With a shake of his head and a deep breath, Damien stood and paced around his desk, thinking. Once finished, he took a seat and placed his head in his hands, fingers running through his hair. He would try not to dwell on it.
Damien felt that he would at least congratulate Kira on the big promotion. After all, she had gotten it fair and square and had earned it. He just needed to find her and get it over with as not to “rub salt in the wound”.
After a little while, he finished with his paperwork and everything else he had needed to for the day. He took this time to plaster a fake smile over his lips as he made his way to Kira’s desk. He took a deep breath and then looked to her, the smile still over his lips. [b “Congratulations on the promotion, you got it fair and square.”] Damien almost gritted his teeth with the words that had come from his lips as it pained him to say the words.
Not waiting for a reply, the male turned and walked from the office and into the hallway so that he could process the events. He knew that this was going to be hell for him, having Kira as his boss at work. [b “Maybe a few drinks at the bar will make things better.. then I won’t have to think about anything..”] he muttered, leaning against the wall, hands slipping into his pants pockets. A few hours later, Damien was at the bar and had a couple of drinks, trying to forget about the day he had.
Damien hoped that Kira and other coworkers would not be there during the night, but it was still so early. He wanted to have at least a little peace after the blow he had been given.]