…“You don’t get to be saved! You don’t get to be absolved! You were the glue that bound the pieces together, not I!” Daniel bellows as he waves the shotgun around without care of consequence before training back on Sammy. “I never deserved your pity, WE never deserved your PITY! WE were fine without YOU! WE raised the bar to proportions unmatched by YOU! So sit there a TAKE it!” he spits through saliva drenched lips.
“I never said those things, I nev…” But the words are not given the chance to form as Daniel smashes him across the face with the butt of the shotgun, before forcefully pushing the double barrels of the gun into his mouth.
“I said for YOU TO BE QUIET!” he roars as he pulls the trigger.
Sammy sits there with eyes tightly closed waiting for the bullets to explode out of the barrels and tear through his head, but they never come. For many silent moments he sits there with his eyes closed and the barrels firmly in his mouth…..