He offered it to me. Said it with passion hope and fear. Like it was his last option. But he couldn't do it without me. If I held him here the fire from within would distroy him, in time. He asked me to run away with him as his last hope. But the problem was. I wasn't him. I needed school. I needed the classes. I needed everything here. But he didn't he needed to go away. And I needed to stay. And he knew. So he would stay to. But it would destroy him we both knew that.
This image represents the hidden layers of his personality. He wears a metaphorical mask of a happiness he lacks s he knows this is the bets chance of protecting his family and himself from despair. The level of his confidence and self worth is lowered when around his family as he feels even more vulnerable and this is when his facade fades but when with his colleagues he has to act strong, tough and in control to persuade them he is worthy of his status.