“If you want a passive aggressive, but self-aware enough to know it, adversary, well, pal, you pissed off just the right person.”
Trout was whispering in the steamed bathroom mirror, after going over the previous day’s argument while in the shower.
Someone knocked at the door, startling him.
“Give me a minute,” he said.
The voice on the other side of the door said it was an emergency.
Trout made sure the towel around his waist was tight and unlocked the door. He’d barely opened it before his roommate ran in.
After drying off in the hall, Trout got dressed.