Like a fish trapped in the glare of the headlights of a car cringing out of control... in a dead-end country he saw his life careering off message. It still makes me laugh. If only he'd learnt how to give good Welsh.
'The soft wind blew, the stars shone silently above, and my pale heart quickened. I was tired of violent times; tired of watching the shadow of a creature devouring its own heart. I wanted a peace inside.'