It all started not so long ago. In fact, though I can't be completely sure about it, I
think it was only five months ago. My name is Jeff Washburn and I am a surgeon. Not
that long ago my life under went a huge change. Unfortunately a huge misfortune had to
take place first. Not that long ago, I had a terrible thing happen to me. A misfortune led
to my being expelled from the hospital and my medical license being revoked. Two
patients died on me. I might have gotten away with only one but the board of directors
are good at finding patterns. Don't get me wrong, I didn't want these people to die. I just
happened to be drunk at the time. Now I drink even more just to soften the constant
hangover. The hearing were probably the worst part of whole ordeal. Three weeks of
being put in the spotlight.
Every inch of my life was put under a big magnifying glass. Every mistake I made in the
last fourteen years was read bunch of know-nothings who sit and pretend to run a
hospital. The mistakes weren't very frequent, at least, not until I started to drink.
I suppose you want to know the reason I started to drink. Well, I mess up big
time during a triple bypass and killed a patient. That's when the drinking started and the
drinking lead to the death of another patient. Now I drink even more and remember even
less which means its working.
About a month ago I left England, which is where I worked, and moved here to a
small fishing island off the coast of France. There is no doctor on the island so they
welcomed me, sort of. I scare them I...