Paradise Induction Chapter 5 – Extract 3
“Now, I understand you’re looking for a writing role,” said Jacob, nestling back in his chair with his fingers pressed together in prayer position.
“Yes, I am,” Chris replied.
“Good. Good. I’ve recently started a news site. You might have heard of it. Simple Island Network News or SINN as we like to call it.” He chuckled.
Chris smiled. “No, I haven’t heard of it actually.”
“We think it’s a clever name and essentially, we’re aiming to be the number one news site in the Pharisee Islands.”
Chris shrugged his lips. “Saul told me a little about the role, so I’m really interested.”
“Good, good.There are two competitors on the island who are in the lead at the moment,” continued Jacob. “But my goal is that in a month-” He pointed at Chris. “You’ll make our site number one in the Pharisee Islands. And then we go regional. Take the the number one spot in the Caribbean.”
He had a strange tone, just like Chris recalled from that one meeting. Almost high pitched. He instantly reminded Chris of Draco, his old manager.
“This is what you’ve been looking for dude,” said Saul with an American accent, his grin growing even wider. “Didn’t I tell you I’d hook you up?”