From the moment of my strange waking my wife had regarded me with extreme horror and loathing, vowing that I was some utter alien usurping the body of her husband…These feelings were shared by my elder son and my small daughter, neither of whom I have ever seen since. H.P. Lovecraft, The Shadow Out of Time
After my episode I went to my wife the gal to whom I pledged the rest of my life. I said Im here for you now, lets reconcile. Her new boyfriend walked in and shot me a smile. No way, no way, there isnt any way
The U of Auckland was like my second home. After my head was clear I picked up the phone. I begged to get back in the field that I led
I stopped the chancellor and heres what he said: No way, no way, there isnt any way.
My daughter studied mental illness firsthand. I thought if anyone she would understand. I travelled to the institute where she worked.
She married, changed her name and left no forwarding address.
My life is shattered, that doesnt matter – nobody cares that Im all better now.