InheritanceInheritance by starlit-kaulitz
It was late. The sun had long since set in the sky behind him, yet his floor-to-ceiling windows went uncurtained. He hardly noticed. He sat at his desk, staring at the glaring light of the laptop screen. When at last he accepted that no more work would come out of him that night, he gently shut the lid and was encased in the cold, lonely darkness of the room.
His eyes slowly adjusted to the new light, or lack thereof. It wasn't as though working late was new to the CEO, but that didn't make it any easier, especially not under times of stress. His heart, or what of it remained, grew heavy as his gaze fell upon the page-a-day calendar. His birthday had never been a particularly enjoyable occasion, due to the life he lived, but at least he'd always had his brother with him. The only person in the world that ever loved him, and that he could truly say he loved in return. Without him there, the day was a