A Way of Life (AWL) | Chapter 1 - A Small Insight
On earth, within a room where the walls were coloured white and without stain like the clouds in the sky, an old man with white hair lay down on a bed. Beside him was a similarly aged woman who, contrary to the open eyes and rising and lowering chest of the man, had her eyes closed and a chest that neither rose or fell.
“I'll see you on the other side soon, my wife…”
The old man gripped the woman's slightly cold hands before turning his head to give her one last look. Although to others the woman would seem plain and ragged, to the old man, she was the most beautiful woman in the world. The smile she showed when she was happy or the pouting face she revealed when she was angry, everything about her the old man saw as an irreplaceable gem.
“I wonder what death will be like…? Do I go towards a light or maybe I'll simply disappear?”
As the old man talked to himself he slowly closed his eyes and from the corner of his eyes a sma