Synopsis by Eleanor Mannikka
In this conventional, overly simple story about an upright doctor who cannot be bribed, the forces of good do not need much energy. When a young surgeon takes his car in to the repair shop, he slips the mechanic a little something extra so he can have it back quickly. The mechanic complies, and when the mechanic, in turn, has to go in for some stomach surgery to remove cancerous lesions, he tries to slip the surgeon a little something to make sure he does the job well -- quickly is not exactly what he wants. But the surgeon refuses to take the man's money, and when the operation is completed, the mechanic begins to worry that maybe he got less than what he was trying to bargain for -- he does not seem to have much faith in ungreased wheels.
cancer, disease, doctor/nurse, mechanic, plague, surgery