(dark room, some kind of office. light seeps through closed shutters, a fan turns lazily at the ceiling. the man slowly lights a cigarette, takes a draw, exhales...)
If I know Kenneth, you ask? Hell, yes I do! Known him for a lifetime... been through quite a bit together, you know?
Where do I start? Pretty happy guy, always smiling! Not in this shallow way, though... had to do with his ability to see something good in everything, no matter how nasty - bet he would even find something positive in a march through hell and back (rasping laugh...)! So beware: When he gets this serious face, we always knew it was really bad!
And yeah, he...