M took the longest drag possible on her Marlboro light.
S stood laying on the bed, flicking through an old magazine.
after blowing out the smoke M took a deep breath and thought out loud “I seem to become more intolerant as I grow older. I wasn’t expecting it. I don’t like it…”
S replied without losing sight of the marvelous new gadget advertisement – “You haven’t. You are now more cynical”
“is that supposed to comfort me? I don’t know which is worse” – another long drag.