I couldn’t take the calls any more. I just couldn’t take knowing. There was nothing I could do to stop them from coming through; I had to put an end to it.
He finally got fed up with everything about a month ago.
For the past couple of years, I have worked some pretty shady and highly illegal jobs. I am not a drug dealer, human trafficker, and in no way do I physically harm anyone else, all I do is clean.
I should have been terrified…angry…sad…but…I felt strangely calm.
What did you think your future was going to be when you were 13? Did you have dreams? Aspirations?
I run my hands over your urn and have the strange desire to throw it against a wall, like I think you’ll be free somehow.
Magpies have an eye for shiny things. They search for bright bits of meaning amongst the dirt and filth of their world. Living in a small town on the outskirts of Saskatoon with his emotionally distant and alcoholic father, Ben struggles with his increasingly somber view of society. He is haunted by the death of his older brother and the mysteries of his mother’s suicide. Unable to live life like the other magpies around him, he slips deeper into the darkness of his own mind. Deciding that everything wrong in his world can be traced back to the drug dealer, Faran Bird, Ben travels to Saskatoon to kill Faran. In one long and lonely day, Ben starts out on the dusty gravel roads of his hometown, and continues on, to the dirt and grime of the worst parts of Saskatoon.
A daughter without a father is a sad scenario that I wish did not exist.
The day he unexpectedly died, his wife wearily returned to their home and was greeted by three glasses faithfully stationed beside the bed.
This Swedish man died twice and came back to life twice.