A Simple Answer
“Come on!” Derek slammed his fists on his desk on both sides of his computer. He’d spent the last hour trying to get it to turn on, but it seemed to finally gave up the ghost.
“Oh, too bad, buddy. Looks like your bonus is going down the drain.”
Derek turned and glared as Jean’s smiling face. The last thing he needed was to have his biggest rival gloat. “It’s not over yet.”
“Sure, it is, Derek. Unless your unplugged or something.”
He started to say something, but reached for the power strip and his computer turned on.