The office was dimly lit where the four Senators sat in front of the television, each with a fine glass of Johnnie Walker Blue. By the yelling at the screen, it appeared they were watching a thrilling game of football, but undeniably, it was not a game. It was the Rachel Ross Show, a black-balled news show for all elected Senators in their party.
Bill was the youngest in the group, a promising up and rising Senator from the state of Maine. He always watched and listened, hoping to learn at each event. He thought about the luck he had stumbled upon, being invited into the den with these three influential men. It wasn’t just his handsome looks that had put him in this room. He was ambitious, willing to do almost anything to become one of them. And here he was, now a member of the Franchise Four. Elated, he watched the others as the show rambled on with Claire Winslow shooting herself in her foot.
Ryan, a Senator from Ohio was angry, shaking his fist at the screen. “I warned Claire not to do this, I told her it would damage her. Stupid woman!”
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