The work of F. Scott Fitzgerald inspired this one. Charles’ lines are quotes of his from the book This Side of Paradise, with just a few minor tweaks to fit the word limit. The punchline was mostly added for humorous sake. Enjoy and until tomorrow.
Losing it Again
“I’m a slave to my emotions, to my likes, to my hatred of boredom…” Charles sighed.
“Longing for the innocence of old?” Alice smirked.
“No,” he continued. “I don’t want to repeat my innocence. I want the pleasure of losing it again.”
“That’s why we have hypnosis…”
She began by making him lose his clothes.