The Man in the Quadrangle by Unter Grimschrund
Approx. 5,700 words.
Published on August 5, 2011 by
Financial ruin precipitated by a house fire traps Matthew Williamson in a job that he hates. His office overlooks a quadrangle, where the shadowy figure of a smoking man haunts his waking dreams. Williamson slowly realizes this doomed terrain of stained concrete and container shrubs has become a half-mirrored reflection of his own mind, where he must battle the smoking man for his very life...