Green Pill Red Pill - a short story by Owen E. Richason IV

Green Pill, Red Pill

An alcoholic, desperate to quit, takes part in an experimental test that promises to remove any urge to drink, but the cure comes at a considerable cost… The sting of intense, white light penetrated through tightly closed eyelids - the skin no longer able to repel the bright waves emanating from blazing ceiling fixtures. The piercing onslaught of the artificial beams doubled by the natural illumination of the sun's rays flooding into the room through an unobstructed window. Every single surface glared and practically no corner or crevice stayed dark - except a shadow cast against a white wall - the silhouette the shape of a man wearing a fedora and an overcoat. But, his face was
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