This one kept me guessing. Brian is in the middle of getting a divorce. He's suffering from the terrible emotions that come with it.
Through out the story we kept riding the emotional tides that were controlling Brian's thoughts and actions. We know nothing about Brian that would give us a clue as to how he'd react to his circumstances. I kept hoping he'd handle it better than he does.
I'm not going to lie, my heart skipped a beat and I had to re-read the last few paragraphs to make sure I'd read it right.
Zafiro has a wonderful way of letting you get inside the head of his character that understanding him is natural.
Wonderful, desperate, lonely, ...