What word suits best for someone who could be as stiff and cold, but soft at the same time?
He was like rain water.
But somehow I could see the invisible barrier –a giant thick one– between me and him, like I didn’t seem to be able to wreck the barrier. And when I watched his back slowly along the mouth of the beach, mountains of sand underneath his bare feet and the thick grey cloud painted in the dark night sky, stood in the way of the stars, ……
I realized he was important.