He once wrote that his life was like a bad movie.
True enough, that night, in the restaurant, they played mediocre acoustic covers of "Someone Like You" (Adele) and "When I Was Your Man" (Bruno Mars). He looked up at the ceiling when they came on, one after the other, and began to say something about what the restaurant seemed to be saying, but he trailed off. I thought it was funny.
When I got home, I knew I had passed a test with flying colors. He was the one who had come from the past, but I was the one who had become the ghost.