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Event horizon

January 30, 2013

He’d aged so much in such a short amount of time. His body had developed an extensive catalog of aches, and when he looked in the mirror, he saw his father staring back at him with confused eyes.

Buck up, kid, his reflection told him. You’ve got plenty left in you.

He felt his mouth form the words, but they still didn’t make any sense. He left the mirror then, determined to find a calendar that would show him the date of the tipping point, the event that marked the beginning of this far-too-quick decline.

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