Unformatted text preview: At first, all of his friends he passes are happy to see him. They offer his drinks, they want to talk and they want him to stay. Later on, though, his friends aren’t as nice. They don’t give him a big welcome, and they are mad at him because he owes them money. As well as not remembering borrowing the money, he doesn’t remember his friend’s surgery, and he doesn’t remember that some of his friends have put their house for sale, or that he himself has put his house up for sale. From house to house the colors get less happy and bright. They change from opaque gold water from a stream, to dark water that saddens him. Mr. Merrill realizes at the end of the story that everything everyone else was saying was true, and he begins to cry....
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- Spring '07
- Tom Selleck, Television series by Warner Bros. Television, Mr. Merrill, Cortney Capoverde ENC