He came to a halt to read a tablet erected on a grave contemporary with several others near it... It bore a simple inscription,
“Sacred to the Memory of Hugo Edmund Drake, beloved husband of Rowena Arabella Drake, who departed this life March the 20th 19—”
He giveth his beloved sleep
It occurred to Poirot, fresh from the impact of the #dynamic Rowena Drake, that perhaps sleep might have come in welcome guise to the late Mr. Drake.
My characters tend to be more #dynamic because they're reaching that point in their lives where their old way of being is breaking down. They're conflicted by the idea that they don't know what's next. You could call it Kierkegaard's leap of faith, when you get tired of sort of reinventing yourself on a very superficial level.
- Chuck Palahniuk
The end of that quote tho. I feel it. 🖤