“Where there is a dead body, there the vultures will gather.”
Synonyms for sycophant:
A jet-setter with an entourage of parasites SYCOPHANT adds to this a strong suggestion of fawning, flattery, or adulation. A powerful prince surrounded by sycophants TOADY emphasizes the servility and snobbery of the self-seeker.
Cultivated leaders of society and became their toady LEECH, stresses persistence in clinging to or bleeding another for one’s own advantage.
A leech living off his family and friends SPONGE stresses the parasitic laziness, dependence…
Flurry has taken this to absurd lengths — buying a campus that Herb once had. At least he wasn’t copying the leather chair!