He refused to write, defying the authorities and their regulations. He opposed the obligation that each citizen commit their thoughts to paper and submit the daily required document to the local officials. He despised those grammar thugs with their red pens that discouraged free thinking. Falling outside of the prescribed doctrine was punishable by prison time and ‘rehabilitation’ but he didn’t care about his own consequences. If the world had become so constrictive, he’d rather not remain amongst the free sheep. Over the cliff then! If he couldn’t write what he believed, then he wouldn’t write at all. And so began the writing fast protest of Oliver T. Higgins.