Darkness. He was not happy. He was not happy. He said the words to himself. He recognized this as the true state of affairs. He wore his happiness like a mask and the girl had run off across the lawn with the mask and there was no way of going to knock on her door and ask for it back.
One of my people said, "The boss should always smile." Father said: "Put a steel mask on your face and armor on your heart." I believe they are right, and I live by that. Because when you walk around the battlefield and sell weapons, your heart "rots".