A middle-aged lawyer's tangle with the lure of money.
A middle-aged lawyer in a small town, handling small cases but faced with rising debts and a strained marriage, feels trapped - until a phone-call comes in from New York, from a famous law firm, offering a big cheque in return for a little skulduggery . . . What will Mack Stafford do for the money?
Part of the Storycuts series, this short story was previously published in the collection Ford County.