Marcus sighed and slid the contract toward himself. With a few strokes of his pen it was done. Everything he had worked for–gone with a signature. The money? Given to those who had not earned it. Marcus smiled. It was time to move forward–no regrets.
Eli stepped into the room. “You’re a free man, now, Eli. Why are you still here?”
Eli replied, “Master, you always treated us like brothers. Let me serve you one last time.”
“Very well,” said Marcus. “Run ahead of me. Tell Peter that I have left it all behind to follow his master.”
The rich young man went away glad, for he had great treasure.
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