55 word fiction: Compensate

They felt that the handling of the situation had been apropos.

“But what if they are wrong?” Don’t you think they should have compensated us better for the information we gave them?”

“In this business, they will compensate us in due course. It’s important to hold on and sit tight and hope for the best.

Linking to Ragtag Daily Prompt: What If, Fandango One Word Challenge: Apropos and Your Daily Word Prompt: Compensate