Vic's simple overnight hospital stay took a slight detour.
Post surgical complications:
acute respiratory problems
Pain (mis)management issues
Hallucinations (well, complication for him !)
He's in pain
He's way out of his comfort zone
Finally, time for a magic shot
Another chance at relief
Just like Shirley MacLaine in "Terms of Endearment"
"He's been waiting for his pain shot.
Give him his pain shot.
GIVE HIM HIS PAIN SHOT NOW!"
Now's the time to drift away
Down the rabbit hole, Vic, it's ok
"Check out those tomatoes
... my rifle needs to be cleaned ...
... does the baby need to be changed again?"
He's gone, man. Solid gone!
Finally released to sleep -
nature's wonderous healer.