The next thing I hear is another explosion. This one sounds distant. I force my eyes open and bright turquoise light immediately assaults them. I shout in surprise, but what comes out of my mouth are bubbles. Continue reading →
Weightlessness and warmth. Those are the first sensations I notice beside the noises around me. I don’t know how I ended up like this. I can’t remember anything, not even who I am or what I am.
Muffled noises reverberate around me, as if they’re traveling in a wide space and then going through water. I strain to identify the sounds. Screeches. Booms. Shouts. Slashes. So many of them. So many things happening at once, just like a war. But one sound stands out above the rest. Continue reading →