Alone Again Or
He signed in the appropriate place.
Syd looked up at the man who was still nameless to him. The man was playing with one of his canine teeth. When he realized Syd was done, he extended the same hand.
With hesitation Syd shook the man's hand.
"Now, down at the end of the hall there is a bathroom with a full shower if you'd like to clean yourself up," he said, indicating a doorway other than the one Syd had entered through. "We recommend it. She's in room 501C. Just tell the man at the elevator. He'll take you right to her. Good day."
Syd left and made his way down the institutional halls until he found the bathroom with the picture of the faceless figure wearing pants.
The shower had more pressure than the shower in his apartment, and he luxuriated in it, procrastinating the meeting. His hands shook. Vomit rose up his throat, but he kept it down.
Outside of the shower after toweling off Syd looked in the mir