Wherein we find the ultimate meaning of the story laid bare, as exemplified by the Red Swingline. From the ashes, it rises... a fiery red phoenix of hope and glory. Then it gets a job in construction or something.
SEQUENCE 3: THE STAPLER AFTERMATH
1) From the Ashes
In the aftermath of the mysterious fire at the Initech building, nothing remains.
2) Or Does It?
Once cleverly concealed by the prop department, the Red Swingline is revealed.
3) Wait a Minute!
Peter fishes the stapler from Lawrence's shovel. "Let me take a look at that."
4) Good Guy Peter
"I think I know someone who might want this." Red Swingline, triumphant.