The best thing---in Shadow's opinion, perhaps the only good thing---about being in prison was a feeling of relief. The felling that he'd plunged as low as he could plunge and he'd hit bottom. He didn't worry that the man was going to get him,
... because the man had got him. He was no longer scared of what tomorrow might bring, because yesterday had brought it.Continua...Nascondi
It was obscenely sharp, and had a mother-of-pearl handle, and Shadow suspected it was usually used to give dead men their final shave....And then, as if someone else were holding his hand, he raised the straight razor, placed it, blade open, against
...n, against his throat.
It would be a way out, he thought. An easy way out. And if there's anyone who'd simply take it in their stride, who'd just clean up the mess and get on with things, it's the two guys sitting downstairs at the kitchen table drinking their beer.... One clean slash, ear to ear. That's all it'll take.Continua...Nascondi