He gave half a smile.
This was the best day he had in a long time. He didn’t have to work. Somehow, he managed to sleep in well past when his alarm normally went off. When he finally did wake up, he found a text message waiting for him from the girl he really liked. Over and over in his mind, he went over all of the good things that happened to him that day.
It was almost enough to allow him to block out the pain as his flesh was devoured by demons.