##Andthen# Mark lay still, staring at the ceiling for awhile before reaching behind his pillow for his mobile.

'1 New Message'

This irritated him more than if he had no messages because it gave a him a little hope. 

'Happy Birthday from TSB Bank, we....'

Mark stopped reading and let his phone drop to the floor. He scrunched himself into a foetal position and attempted to get a few more moments of rest. It's your turn. ~~~And then...~~~Now. It ends now. ''I've been through this before though?''
''I think you've known all along, Mark.''
''Then how did I get here?''
''That, you see, is the real mystery.''ahem... testing one two three...Silense is 
the sound of 
and love