Middle path, patience, finding meaning
The killer pulls back tighter on the garotte, feeling the last of the victim’s strength draining away. The man put up a better struggle than he had assumed, but it was finally over now. The tongue rolls out of the mouth as the body slumps down onto the bedroom floor. It is a wonderful moment. He has waited for it for so long…
He is roused from the daydream as he arrives at the man’s house. It is time to turn dream into reality. He smiles to himself. Tonight his patience will be rewarded with all the man has.