To look for help somewhere else.
To change jobs.
To practice with a rock.
To start training right away.
Because he wouldn't be king.
Because he wasn't tired.
Because he didn't need help.
Because he would be king.
He said that he would need more time.
The therapist didn't say anything about curing him.
He said that he needed total trust.
He said that the King needed to tell jokes.
"Because I bloody well stammer"
"Because I need your help"
"Because I can't speak in public"
"Because it was his destiny"
When his country went to war.
When he had a fight with his wife.
When he couldn't defend his country.
When the therapist sat on King Edward's chair.
His own country.
His own shadow.