Gould 3into smudges that were Sears and Victoria’s Secret and the store that soldporcelain clowns and diamond collars for Chihuahuas.I didn’t pay attention to anything around me because I didn’t have to. Mybody knew where to go. Although it was only my second time in the King of Prussia mall, I found the exit to my car all the way from the other side of thatlabyrinthine building. I don’t know long I was there. I didn’t know what I did there.I only know that I stepped into that acidic, white sunlight and saw the parking lotgrow in front of me and felt the air move into my lungs and I gulped breath after breath down like water and I slid back into me like a camera coming into focus.
:He wakes every morning, stumbling out of his room in a daze, yawning sowide and for so long he nearly falls over. He makes the same coffee, the sametoast, wears the same shirt and red tie and nametag, “SHAUN.” He makes thesame trip every morning so he doesn’t have to look where he’s going.