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So, was my first story quest to make Marigold sympathetic a success? Here she has contempt for a customer who just wants to get on with her goddamn day. She has a starry-eyed fantasy of what being appreciated at work might look like, and I guess that's a relatable delusion. I didn't really like this story for years, but now I think there's something to it. Marigold thinks a fulfilling career is what she's looking for, that a quick rejiggering of her role will cure the daily misery. What she really needs is a long series of curveballs and disappointments that will shape her. Let's begin!