The Writer Sees Red
I couldn’t hear what the man was saying, and I cursed lividly.
There were subtitles floating across the screen.
I think my eyeballs practically burnt.
Raine Hirsch, son of the late Peter Hirsch, roaring business tycoon, went missing approximately a week ago.
His whereabouts remain unknown as of yet – call 555 – 6171 if you see him.
To be honest, at that moment, I felt like sinking to my knees and crying my eyes out : I don’t really know why – maybe because he lied?
Well, he didn’t technically lie. He just kept everything secret. What do you call that?
I had a good mind to go back to the house and smack that arrogant idiot senseless, but I did the opposite.
I marched in the direction of the hospital, muttering under my breath, my speech becoming colorful with a crescendo of curses.
“Bum!” I growled, clenching my fist.
“You’ll get it when I come home – you really will!”
Steeling my nerves, I opened the door of the Dunshaughlin Fever hospital and strode inside.