1900 words Women's Fiction
Jess felt so sorry for Lilly. The older woman was retiring soon and would have an empty life – so why did she seem to think Jess was the one in need of help?
"I feel so sorry for poor Lilly Forrester, she's worked here for years," Jess said. "Don't worry, we'll give her a really good send off," her boss, Sasha, said. "Is that a good idea? She'll be reminded of what she'll be missing." "I don't think that'll worry her, Jess!" Jess was only twenty, but felt great sympathy for poor Lilly's plight. Jess would miss more than just her wages if she lost her own job at Invite an Impression printers. Lilly must be dreading retirement. Jess tried talking to her.