Date: 12/24/2017, Categories: Reluctance, Author: bonnibelle, Source: LushStories
“Lia Caster”. In the year 2098, Lia Caster was a householdname. When people hear the term “household name”, they think about celebrities, politicians, and the like. However, Lia Caster was not a celebrity per se, and she didn’t give one damn about politics. Lia Caster was a mega-mind, a self-made woman who dominated every industry. There was a law, long ago, that said that being the distributor of pretty much every product was illegal. However, that law had, for reasons “unknown”, been repealed decades and decades before the setting of this saga. It just so happened that this occurred when Lia Caster was twenty-two, and had just finished turning her late father’s crashing-and-burning paper-dispensing company, Caster Stationery Corp., into a success. However, that paper-manufacturing company soon flourished to the point where it had more than enough profits to take up something more than paper. So, Lia, at the mere age of nineteen, decided to branch out into all-around office supplies. Then, as technology began to spring up all over the world, that was sold at the company too. Books, why not, Lia thought. By the time she turned twenty-one, almost everything you wanted could be sold at Caster Corporation (which was renamed when Lia turned twenty). You could even buy food at their many establishments, from steak to ice cream to potato chips. It was stressful, so much that Lia considered suicide at some points, but she kept making deals and becoming stronger. The government was ...