Crunch Time

Cap’n Emery… ’cept, no, she was no longer Cap’n Emery — that person had retired. Now she was Madame Sherry Emery, Manager o’ Cap’n Emery Cereal Co., & she was now staring @ the charts on all 8 computer moniters splayed round her with utmost concentration, hands clasped tightly under her chin.

When she saw a crooked red line start to creep its slithering belly upward on Monitor #4, she pounced for the microphone & said calmly, Shift ‘Berries’ 5% to ‘Peanut Butter’.

Her headphones beeped, which indicated that her crew had received her authorization.

Prompt:

variety, permission, expression

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