GraduationAs much as I despise acknowledging stereotypes, arrogance is a greater sin in my eyes. Ignoring my own character would be the equivalent of shooting myself in the foot and throwing my body into the streets. Not only would I be vulnerable, but I would be at a disadvantage. The only way to stay alive in this profession is to know how to blend in, and if you stand out, you need to find ways of quieting your appearance or nature. But instead of characterizing my disposition as “quiet”, I truly aim to be transparent. A highly desirable skill sought out by my employers and the few candidates that so far have survived. While many chose black or navy clothes, I picked only grays, to match my dusty colored hair and the wall paint of the building. If you are not searching for me directly, you would never see me, a fact I am quite proud of.
The two men behind me walked at an even, calculated pace, void of hesitations. Like machines set to a code, they did not need to speak in order to