>>One night, he unloaded it all to Ellen. She told him that he’d worked too hard
>>to give it up—that he could still make a difference. He heard the musicality of
>>her voice, her lips kissing him through the phone.
>>“It’ll be okay,” she said. “It always is.”
>>“Okay,” he grumbled half-heartedly. “But let’s keep thinking about it.”
>>“Take a bullet for you, babe,” she said.
>>“Take a bullet for you, sweetheart,” he replied, their usual sign-off.
>>He still wanted to go home. More than ever.
>>Then, all at once, things changed.
AMAZING! Fuck Ducasse! Shapiro is my new standard!!!