Twittering Tales — The Takeover

F12DB5AF-EAA3-4EF7-A11C-14F5825F77F3He’d built a successful company that employed hundreds. So when the large conglomerate made him an offer for it that sounded too good to be true, he jumped at it.

But walking through the now empty parking lot of his just shuttered company, he knew it really was too good to be true.

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Written for Kat Myrman’s Twittering Tales prompt. Photo credit: harutmovsisyan at

8 thoughts on “Twittering Tales — The Takeover

  1. Kat Myrman April 3, 2018 / 7:49 am

    And it’s an all too common story. The company I work for was bought out almost 2 years ago and we are still seeing casualties of the merger. But…as long as the shareholders are happy…:(

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    • Fandango April 3, 2018 / 11:13 am

      Good for the entrepreneur, but not always good for the employees.

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  2. anuragbakhshi April 6, 2018 / 9:15 pm

    Awwwwe, nothing as sad as seeing something that you built come down.

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