[Alex] Hi. Is that the Office?

[Office] Yes. Who’s this?

[Alex] Its Alex.

Pause

[Office] Who?

[Alex] Its Alex. I work there.

[Office] Is this some sort of joke? Alex doesn’t work here any more. He..

[Alex] Its me, Alex. Whats the matter with you?

[Office] You must have the wrong number. We don’t have an Alex working here any more. He… ..he died.

[Alex] What do you mean he died?

[Office] He died. He’s dead. His boss stabbed him. Yesterday. It was very messy. I was washing the filing cabinet when you called.

[Alex] But I’m Alex. I’m not dead. I was just calling in sick.

[Office] Corpse on line one, call security.

Phone goes dead.

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