Change, Loss and Personal Growth
By Dann and Twinchy
It had been a few days since Sam had ‘helped’ Kindle fix the kitchen sink. It had been a bit of a hollow victory for him, as it truly marked the end of an era of his life he was confident he would never truly return to. That wasn’t entirely a bad thing, currently Sam had a warm place to live, fresh food that wasn’t scavenged off the bottom of a garbage pail, and clean water. More than that, Sam had somebody looking out for him, somebody to talk to, and a roommate he was actually starting to get along with.
‘Roommate…ha’ Sam’s inner dialogue chimed in, like the tower bells form the old church down the road from where he grew up. Just like those bells, Sam’s inner voice could always be counted on to ring in loudly whenever it was most inconvenient.
By this point, Sam’s confidence had grown just enough to empower him to suppress his own attempts to sabotage himself,