Decoded from alien signals by: Henning Makholm
The author writes:
Major Hamm is probably the last character anybody who knows me would suspect of being an author insertion, but in this particular matter I stand one hundred and freaking ten per cent behind him. I mean, it is one thing for a restaurant owner to decide he wants to pay his sales staff on commission instead of a regular wage, but why should I, the customer, be tasked with administering his bonus program?
Also, but completely unrelated, the accounting lady at my day job is a complete spoilsport about reimbursing travel expenses beyond the figure on the bill.