He sat alone after the reveal party and allowed the strange feeling to wash over him, a mixture of fear, excitement, self-doubt and love. Suddenly he noticed the color blue throughout his office. A dark blue blanket. His denim jeans. The ocean in the picture by his computer.
The ocean, that’s the feeling. He had jumped from a comfortable warmth into chilly water; now, endless possibilities stretched out before him. Some wonderful, some terrible. Every time he tried to come up for air, another wave struck him down. He would learn to swim, though, for it was no longer his ocean.