“Once things were different, but now they're the same. He reckons he can live with that; for a guy like him, the rule of thumb is just SSDD, and so fucking what. You grew up, became a man, had to adjust to taking less than you hoped for; you discovered the dream machine had a big 'Out of Order' sign on it.
...Wanting more is just a recipe for heartache. Dreams are for kids.”