Today was supposed to be one of the most important days of his life.
He planned everything to the minute, yet now, for reasons he could not explain, he held two socks in his hands which clearly did not match.
It was all he had now.
And the crushing realization was that there was no time to alter the plan lest the whole house of cards come tumbling down.
So he drew a deep breath, slid the socks on and forged ahead.
For after all, that is who he was.