The man poured himself a cup of hot, black coffee and sat down at the kitchen table. The steam ascended past his unblinking eyes as they stared vacantly at nothing. He stared for what seemed like forever, dreading another miserable day at the office until a high pitched beeping snapped him out of it. He glanced down at his watch. Leaving his coffee on the table untouched, he put a large knife in his briefcase and headed to work.