But can he focus on the future enough to save himself?
As he heads to the Rovers for a hotpot, the noise and the smell of the pub soon becomes too much for Peter and he hurries out.
Sweating profusely and on the brink of another seizure, Peter admits that he’s been tipping his medicinal whisky down the sink when Ken’s back is turned.
With the truth spelled out to him, Peter steels himself and knocks back the small measure of whisky in front of Ken.
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