You know when you are sitting on a bench somewhere, or walking, or doing the dishes, and you get a brief, unidentifiable wave of happiness or sadness? That’s your future breaking through. It is always there for you but very difficult to look at, like the sun.
Their beauty has become a fact, something that happens all around you but you only remember once in a while, like photosynthesis or gravity.
Because your pelvises were touching, and you were finally in the same place. He would get to peel off and never come back, but you had to stay right where you were.
You are always alone, which had taken some getting used to. You had spent the previous nine months pouring cheap vodka down your throat.
[Final Section] But if you take off the Gollum costume, it will all be over. You will no longer be Gollum in relation to Dan, or anyone in relation to Dan, for that matter.
[Part Two] You ask to borrow a prop for the One Ring to Rule Them All. Someone hands you their pinky ring. You nail the Gollum audition.