dA 12th Birthday Story - Enjoy it! ^^My great-grandfather used to tell me, "Don't chase after toenails because you'll only end up with a candy floss in your hamstring." I never quite understood his advice until one Labour Day, I was gardening with my best friend Gretchen. All of a sudden, we found an underground tunnel! It was intensely delirium-inducing and spooky sounds came from deep within. Gretchen saw something interesting inside, jumped in, and I never saw her again. Great-granddaddy was right!
IluthiaIluthiaChapter One Open. Shut. My eyes began to focus, sharpening into clarity with the first random object they fell upon. A knife. My startled heart pumped adrenaline through my body as all sorts of wild thoughts surged into my brain and held a manic reign. Then I relaxed. It was only a comb. Why had I been so quick to assume the worst? My head ached. It ached with the sort of ache that only takes hold after a peaceless sleep, an unsatisfactory taste at slumber when your body is crying out for rest. I let my mind go blank for a second, numb in the grip of this pain
Images flashed across my subconscious. Images I no longer knew but that held a deep significance, my gut told me. Or was it just my over-tiredness? I shrugged my shoulders and tried to sit up. Pain shot through my body, its ice-cold fingers shocking my senses alive. I gave in and let myself fall to the covers. Everything made a strange sort of sense, as if I had been in this place before. My