Funding cuts. They hit at the worst time causing job loses–okay, don’t worry I’m not talking about my job–and more.
So for today’s prompt, imagine your main character loses their job. Are they a super-hero in the Department of Right, now no longer qualified to fly (or at least paid)? Are they a vampire, and the Department of Night & Bite no longer needs them to inflict death on innocent by-standers? Are they just the average guy living next door, or in the same house?