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This was another one of those things that literally wrote itself and then said; 'if you want any peace, you better just get it all down.'
The idea of multiple personalities has always been a humorous subject for me and this short story idea kind of meshed that with the Walter Mitty idea of someone living out these 'fantasy' personas.
Only when the doctor decides to give the guy a violin to prove to him he's not really a concert violinist, the guy really can play the violin.
This leads the doctor to say 'it's a damn good thing we didn't give him the gun!' And there's the joke and how the rest of the story unwinds.