He collected unfinished things. Paintings abandoned on easels. Half-written books with heroes left mid-struggle. He’d always been bad at beginnings and preferred the established middles. The safe ground where there was still hope, potential, and indecision. He was, himself, an incidental person, a side character half-written and forgotten. A Collector.
Lily is an English artist living as a hermit in the wilds of Canada and trying to write.