I’ve no doubt my son will take good care of me but I, a past athlete, don’t want to be confined to a room only to prolong a painful life. I’ve lived a full life; have no more dreams to realize. Having done no wilful harm to others, I’m ready to explore the other world, if there’s any.
When I close my eyes, I see my wife beckoning me.
I reach for the hidden bottle of brandy.