Of course, dear reader, you are thinking to yourself, “Self, nobody in their right mind would drink a beer they found on the side of the road”. If that’s what you were thinking, congratulations because you are smarter than at least one person in this world.
Instead of warm, possibly rancid beer or—more likely—piss he got a good taste of something resembling lye. You may remember lye from the stories your parents used to tell you about walking in the snow, uphill to school. Both ways.
The kicker is this:
Sergeant Thomas Owens says there's no evidence suggesting Darigan was personally targeted.
You mean there is even a slight chance that someone is out there targeting moron runners who drink beers they find on the side of the road?