Hope and Bile

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Help Desk, by Christopher B. Wright

Comic Transcript: 

BOSS: It' a new year, Viktor. A clean slate, untainted, pristine... an unpainted tapestry waiting for the artist's brush.

BOSS: At this point in the new year, regardless of the events of the old year, people look ahead with a feeling of boundless optimism, even, dare I say it, hope.

(Silence.)

VIKTOR SCHRECK: That's very -

BOSS: Revolting? I agree.