...started to wonder about his life. He looked back at what he did, his high school years, his middle and elementary years, to find what he did wrong. Rigley wandered around town, dissatisfied with life. He let his family go, his friends disappear over the years, and now his company and health were slowly degrading into nothingness. He walked, and walked,...
...until he realized he was out of the city limits. He looked back, and sighed, for he thought “what is it worth? My life is now ruined, I don’t need to go back anymore”. He continued his journey until he came across a dense forest, and slept on a log. Suddenly, someone nudged him, and out of the blue he sprang up and looked around. It was an elderly man standing at his side.
“Dead inside, but slowly dying on the outside”.
“Oh you’re awake! Just was making sure you were not dead!”
“Why must you feel so down?”
You feel down, yes, but you haven’t completely fallen and hit rock-bottom. I’ve been there, it’s so lonely and not very nice. I, too, was a successful businessman and inventor-“ “You were?!” “Oh yes….I invented ‘switch’ in my early years! As I was saying, I soon got to the top…I was the best of the best, and felt…very lonely”
“My company’s ruined, I have lost most, if not all, of my friends and left my family, and now my health is slowly failing me…I have all the right reasons to feel down”.