Guy fakes his own death to get out of a tricky situation at work 6 years ago

Guy fakes his own death to get out of a tricky situation at work

Ever found yourself in a tricky work situation and just wished you could just vanish? Well this intrepid former airline worker (sort of) pulled it off.

Last night Australian author Patrick Lenton (who you may remember from the viral Skryim dog story) told us a tale of how he faked his own death to dodge a tricky customer when he was working for Sydney airlines.

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It's a riveting tale, reminding us that once again, when things get tricky sometimes its best to hide from your responsibilities. Let's enjoy.

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It all starts with a simple story of a man bored at his desk.

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And then, our antagonist is introduced.

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And then comes the plot twist

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Where things escalate rapidly...

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And Patrick hatches his ingenious escape plan.

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And we get our fun conclusion.

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So there's your story folks. The lesson? Don't be a wang - or customer service folks will fake their deaths to avoid you.