If a drug had the power to give you anything you wanted, would you take it regardless the side effects?
Thie is a prequel short story to Sacrificial Lamb.
When Matthew's father and older brother leave him and his mother on their own, he stay by her side to take care of her. All he wants is her approval and attention, but she reserves it for her brother's success. When his mind goes to a dark place, he turns to drugs. It's just simple stuff until a mysterious stranger offers my something greater. Something that will change his life.
This new drug makes him feel on top of the world, and he slowly begins forming the relatioships he craves. But the side effects linger in the back of his mind, ready to strike without warning. Now, he has to find a balance, or risk hurting those around him.