He woke with Eddie lingering over him and Martin at the end of the bed.
"Oh, God" he muttered, stretching. Frasier was nowhere to be seen.
"What happened, son?" Martin inquired.
"To be honest dad, it is all a bit of a blur. Daphne rejected me." The look of pity of Martins face made Niles believe he felt truly sorry for him. He knew his father wasn't the most supportive when it came to him and Daphne, but he still appreciated the fact that he didn't say 'I told toi so!'.
He could still remember the argument he and Martin had had about four years ago, and deep down he knew that his father...
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 par the black Suits – Avocats sur Mesure 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...