Stan poured himself a tall glass of milk.
Sometimes he got to thinking about the stuff that’s in milk. Blood, pus, artificial hormones. Sometimes that made him feel sick and put him off drinking it. But most times he just smacked his lips and knocked it back without a care.
Samuel Best is a Glasgow-based writer and also runs Octavius, a literary magazine for students studying in Scotland. Samuel is currently writing two novels based on different blends of Scottish national identity, violence and running away. He tweets at @spbbest and has more stories available on his website: samuelbest.weebly.com.