|Stone Walling and Silent Yoga (standard:Fan Fiction, 2363 words)|
|Author: Juggernaut||Added: Jan 22 2013||Views/Reads: 1150/1059||Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)|
|A fictional court proceedings based on a bad experience with a unfair landlord.|
Stone Walling and Silent Yoga Subba Rao “Order, all rise, case number 141; Juggernaut verses Walling and Stiph. Judge, all the parties sworn in; folks please be seated and maintain silence during the proceedings,” said the bailiff handing over the docket to the Judge Takahashi. Judge Takahashi was in late 60,s, a diminutive woman with dark rimmed glasses, an American of oriental origin, come across as no- nonsense judge gets easily irritated if she gets a run around for her questions. “MR. Juggernaut I read your submission carefully. You are suing the defendants Mr. Walling and Ms. Stiph for the return of your deposit of $1000 on 1BR cottage you rented from the defendants, please present your case,” Judge Takahashi looked at Mr. Juggernaut. “Your honor, sometime in April of 2012, I came across an advertisement on Craig's list for rent a 1BR cottage in the Puna district on the Big Island, Hawaii. Since I was looking to rent a place on southeast side of the Big Island, I responded to the advertisement,” Mr. Juggernaut spoke in soft voice and looked nervous. “I am curious Why on the southeast side of the Big Island?” Judge Takahashi looked at Mr. Juggernaut. “Well, with my wife and daughter, we visited the Big Island on vacation two years ago and stayed at in Hilo, the largest town on the Big Island on east side. We loved the lush green rainforest on southeast side of the island and I decided to come back to live around six months to enjoy quiet rainforest environment. The location of the cottage was in the middle of the rainforest and close to the ocean, it was the ideal place for me to rent.” “After exchanging few emails and submitting references, I had a video conference with Mr. Walling and Ms. Stiph on Skype. The conference ended with both parties satisfied. Ms. Stiph asked me to mail a check in order of Mr. Walling since he owns the property. The check was for $2,150.00, $1000 dollars for the first month rent, $1000 towards the deposit money and $150 cleaning expenses if the cottage after the lease was left in a condition that requires cleanup to the extent it cost $150. My references tell me that Ms. Stiph was very thorough in her questioning on my character and background, the vetting process was scrupulous as if she was employing me for a high level Click here to read the rest of this story (373 more lines)
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