There was only one room in the house that was forbidden. In fact, he had never seen anyone trespass it.
It was the first thing anyone who would stay there for a night or more would be “advised”. To “avoid the mended glass door”.
No explanations were given. They were considered superfluous.
Ben was the only boy who dared break the rules. He was considered a “problematic” child, one tormented by inner demons crated by the unhealthy environment in which he was raised.
His lifestyle was reckless because he had nothing to lose.
Not even when he opened the door.