Chapter 1: For the Record
Summary: A mentally unstable Locke begins his hunt for answers.
Those were the years…
It’s hard to believe that this office was almost glassed by the Covenant. As I sit in my chair, the blinds partially open, listening to the rain, with only the light of my desk lamp to write by, I can’t imagine anything touching me here.
Nothing has been the same since the war ended. There are days I wish I was dead. Dying is easy. This…
Where do I start?
I’m going to find the truth, and end this.
I can’t stand not knowing. What happened. Where he went.
There’s nothing I can do tonight. And it’s that feeling of helplessness that is driving me crazy. Come morning, if I’m alive…if I don’t succumb to the temptation to open my desk, reach into it, and grab my gun…it’ll be a miracle.
Dammit. I don’t believe in miracles.
In case…that happens, whoever finds this:
This is the true story. Don’t believe what they’ll tell you. You know who I’m talking about.
This is Detective Locke, signing off.