A short story based on MacBeth.

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Modern Version of Macbeth

Once he arrived in Miami, Tony Montana started looking for a job. He needed money any way he could in order to support his wife. He wanted to have a nice life unlike the previous one he had in Cuba which was very poor and struggling to win some money to eat. Montana believed that if he had already escaped from Cuba he already had began to accomplish his dream to become rich.

He started out applying for a job as a dish washer but was not satisfied after 3 months because he was living in the same conditions he had been living in Cuba. He could barely pay the rent for his small apartment and bring food home every night for him and his wife. One night, he was walking home when he saw a guy on the street all beat up and almost unconscious.

Feeling compassionate he helped him stand up and took him into his house.

Lady Montana helped him by giving him a soup and they sewed up his cuts.

"Why are you helping me" - the man asked Montana.

"I try to help whoever I can help because those people will be grateful to me and become my friends and the most powerful man is the man with the most powerful friends."

"So you want to be powerful" The man asked Montana.

"Yes, I am waiting for a job that will help me achieve it."

"In gratitude of your kindness, I will give you a job by my side, it is a dangerous job but it is the job that will give you riches and power the fastest. Are you willing to take that risk?"

Montana nodded and the man continued on.

"My name is Nick Smith and I work for...