A scandal is uncovered at a nursing home - but is it a conspiracy?
A new employee starts work at Quiet Haven retirement home. Strangely pro-active, and keen to form friendships with the underlings and residents, he begins to uncover skeletons in the closet. At the same time, he's indulging his drink-ravaged landlady's desire for company. His intentions are good - too good to be true?
Part of the Storycuts series, this short story was previously published in the collection Ford County: Stories.