The epiphany hits him but it is an unremarkable one, as if the truth has always been there but has never really been acknowledged. And by the time he does realize this, it is too late for him to do anything. His world has not only been turned upside down but in fact, has already been revolving around her from the start. His heart is in her hand, his soul in the other. He is too far from the safety of the shore and he is hopelessly lost, trapped amidst the swirling pull of the ocean.
…I’m sorry I dared. I know I shouldn’t, but one day, even if it was only one day. I wanted to accept the boss’s heart. I know it’s something I should be punished for. Even as I know that, I wanted to hold that hand. I’m sorry.