A child, in a hurry to grow older, decides that then, he’ll never let anyone see his misery.
Not too old, he meets a man, who encourages him to shoot his way forward in this world.
Now, a part of another team, he works alone. Asa looks at him, thinking he knows him –
You’ve never had a friend in your life. Have you, Mordecai Heller?
– but he’s wrong. His sisters knew a boy. Atlas a young man. Viktor a – colleague.
Past tense; Mordecai gets what he wanted. You can sever any tie, except family.
And your family, you can leave.