Stop sign

June 8, 2014

He knew there was a stop sign somewhere nearby—he could see its shadow on the wall, but when he turned to find it, blinding light obscured the sign. But the eight-sided shadow made the situation clear enough: he should consider this before proceeding.

It was not in his nature to be a cautious man. He preferred action over thought, decisiveness over examination, movement over contemplation. But a small pinprick in the vicinity of his soul warned him to take heed. This time, he should pause before deciding the next best course.

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