“Hey man, it’s Bob, from high school.”

“Holy shit, dude, I haven’t talked to you in years. Did someone die?”

“No. The government called and said you were applying for a job with a ‘sensitive security clearance.’ I am throwing up air quotes around that phrase. They asked all kinds of questions about you. Are you in trouble?”

“No, man, I’m good. What did you tell them? Anything bad?”