"Lemme guess," I said. "When you got back she was dead?"
He nodded. I could see it was still eating him up.
"The door was ajar. The place looked like a tornado had blown through. A bunch of stuff was broken and Paige was..."
He looked like he was about to break into tears. He continued, but his voice was shaky.
"Paige was on the floor in the living room. She had red marks all over her neck. Someone had strangled her to death. If I hadn't gone out for booze she might still..."
"You can't think that way, Milton."
Neville Hunt over 5 years ago
No, Milton can’t think that way ‘cos if’n he’d still been there too he’d probly-abin dead too.