ASH: ASH #109 - The Office Part 3: TGIF

Andrew Perron pwerdna at
Mon Nov 1 19:20:49 PDT 2010

On Sun, 31 Oct 2010 16:20:23 +0000 (UTC), Dave Van Domelen wrote:

> In article <2qk7mps3vco$.gwd4uwqhqzk.dlg at>,
> Andrew Perron  <pwerdna at> wrote:
>>On Wed, 27 Oct 2010 14:48:30 +0000 (UTC), Dave Van Domelen wrote:
>>>      Meteor shivered a little, and Solar Max recognized that look.  The
>>> Office reminded her of her parents, emotionally distant "wage slaves" who had
>>> put in ten hour days at the office not because they had to, but because it
>>> was their way of hiding from the horror of 1998.  A lot of people who
>>> survived had just buried themselves in work, using the excuse that the nation
>>> needed everyone to pitch in if things were going to avoid collapse, but
>>> really just trying to shut out the voices that told them that the world had
>>> already ended and they had been abandoned by God.
>>Interesting.  Have we seen this before?
>      It was touched on first in ASH #2, second-to-last scene.

Ahhhhhhh.  Makes sense.

>>>      "But none of this is a matter for us, at least not at the moment," Solar
>>> Max told the various people, teleconference screens and mystically animated
>>> portraits in the room.  "And I'm perfectly happy to let someone else take
>>> care of the paperwork this time."
>>Huh.  Not how I expected this arc to end.
>      You expected a story about the Office to not end in shuffling paperwork
> off on someone else?  For shame.  ;)

Wonk wonk waaaaaaa!

Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, we'll be right back after these

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