He sneaks into the library unglamoured and unarmed. It’s empty, save for a few desperate souls cocooned in #carrels, attempting to cram a semester’s worth of knowledge overnight. No one looks up to see the fever dream bleeding gold across the carpets.
At least not yet.
car·rel /ˈkerəl/ noun
- a small cubicle with a desk for the use of a reader or student in a library.
- HISTORICAL a small enclosure or study in a cloister.