He just got up one morning and left.
It’s not something you usually do without intensive planning or careful thought. But sometimes it’s what you need.
It’s when you disappear or something serious happens that you realise the true nature of the people around you, who cares for you and who are worthy of being a part of your life.
Ivan was so fed up with the futility and hypocrisy of his surroundings, he had to act radically.
Then the phone rang.
“Where are you?” the female voice sounded concerned.
“On a tree, gazing at the ocean,” he replied serene.
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