Prelude 28

"Joe, you've got to get that cough seen to - its been months."
"I'm alright, Aaron - its just some sort of viral thing. No point going to the GP."

Aaron wasn't convinced but Joe was stubborn and he knew when to let it go. They continued to play cards for little while longer but cut it short since Joe was tired.

As Aaron was leaving, Joe saw the concern on his face and said, "Don't worry, old friend, I am fine, really."

Aaron forced a smile and wished him good night.