The Measure of Humanity – Chapter TWELVE

Scene shift time again!

One of the things which I always appreciated was the ability of Cristina to step into the Director’s role at OutLook. After we removed Talbott from the job I needed someone I could trust, absolutely, in the position.

Even though she didn’t have any official supervisory experience, I’d seen her in action. She had not only run her team flawlessly but she’d integrated with Chief Stone as smoothly as I could have wanted, especially considering the Alpha nature of both of their personalities.

There were bumps, of course. There were going to be, simply because some people at OutLook were going to be loyal to Talbott and resistant to change. Those who could be convinced, were. And those who couldn’t be convinced were removed, usually with a generous farewell bonus. No point in pissing them off any more than they already were, right?

This chapter, then, is Cristina at her best, dealing with a thorny personnel problem. As always, if you want to get the book, click on one of the pictures!


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CHAPTER TWELVE

OutLook HQ, New Orleans, Border States

Cristina Montana looked up from the usual stack of work on her desk to the sound of an argument outside her office. She could hear her new assistant’s voice, determined but nervous, but what was that othe