It was the only release from the after the other he drank, until,eventually, the whole bottle was empty.
A Few Hours Before
The tophats stood out the severity of his situation was addressed door the black suits and the hankerchief, damp from his world had turned around axis was spinning out of control and he was on the edge, clinging on for dear life.
The door was his worst enemy. But what was behind it was his worst felt like a lifetime to get to his destiny. His fingers ached and trembled as he placed them on the handle and he gently clutched his side pocket. He swung the door...