I sit, tapping my foot and avoiding eye contact with the man opposite.
Finally the receptionist looks up: “Welcome to the Afterlife. Please take your name badge and enter the assessment room.”
I leap up and grab a random name badge, hoping ‘Jacob Coleman’ was a better man than I.
Laura Cookson lives in Liverpool, England with her fiancé and cat. Her short fiction has also appeared in Short Fiction Break, and she blogs about books and writing at www.daydreamingdragons.com.