Flash: Rules

Acquired from the internet hive mind

“Karen at 10.” Brad glanced at his co-worker, whose unfortunate name actually was Karen, though her hairstyle and tattoos (carefully covered by the company shirt) indicated her rebellion against the establishment and its rules. “When you turn forty, do the hair saloons automatically start cutting your hair that way?”

(words 49, first published 3/28/2022, from a FB word prompt (Rules) for a writing group I belong to)