This was not the first time Tony had put a gun to his mouth. Just like everyone else he had his ups and downs, but his downs took him to a dark place, that made him feel sick; and had him considering ending it all. The gambling debts were insurmountable this time around, and he knew his wife was screwing guys all over town. The loan sharks were thirsting for him, his days were precious few, it was only a matter of time ’til the reaper called his unlucky number.

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