The credits of Anchorman have just run down the screen and the clock is well past 2am by the time that the cast files out of Josh’s condo and goes back to their own. He had decided to host a little get-together to unwind after a long week of shooting, and since they all have the day off tomorrow there was no reason why they couldn’t just relax and be carefree for a few hours.
After watching the last of them leave, Josh stands in his doorway and lets the sweet-smelling nighttime Hawaii breeze swirl around him, enveloping him like a cocoon. He’s tempted to go outside and just enjoy the night, but his cabin is closest to the tree line and this time is the centipedes’ favorite time to come out and explore. So he just turns slowly on his heel and locks the door behind him, squinting into his dimly lit temporary home.
Even though it’s been a long day and it’s almost 3am, he isn’t ready to go to sleep. His mind is still whirring and his body feels antsy, so he grabs a beer and slumps down on the couch in front of the blank TV. He takes a long guzzle and after he swigs the liquid down and sets the sweating bottle on the end table, a light...