If he had remembered to meet her, it could have changed everything. What is uncertain is whether he would have been spared.
Kamil Ahsan has a doctorate in Biology from the University of Chicago, and is currently a doctoral student in History at Yale. He is also a journalist and writer whose work has appeared or is forthcoming in Dissent, NPR, The Nation, LARB, The Rumpus, The Millions, and Hobart among others. Follow him at @kamuleosaurus