"You are so lucky you came away unscathed," stated a nurse to Geoffrey, a comment which made him wince inside.
He walked away from the hospital, greedily sucking on a cigarette, which failed to extinguish his mental anguish.
How could that nurse know he would never escape the war? He was tortured in nightmares and the poisonous images never relented.
The river flowed fast and furiously...he was tempted.