I Need Help!

The call has no echo; your voice is sucked away by the Underworld. You close your eyes, ready to shed useless tears. “Here! Take my hand!” A voice. The only person you’ve ever heard in the Underworld. You twist and … Continue reading

I Can’t Do This

“I can’t do this!” The call is sucked away by the Underworld without even leaving an echo. You shiver and every movement sucks you deeper into the muck. Eventually, it closes over your mouth, nose, and eyes. Your chest burns … Continue reading

Give Up

Wordlessly, you slip into the mud until it closes over your lips, your ears, your nose, and your eyes. Your chest burns as you choke to death. When you wake up, your head aches and your lungs burn. After you … Continue reading

I Hate This!

“I hate this!” The call is sucked away by the Underworld without even leaving an echo. Your arms are shaking above your head and the murk is pulling at your chin, your mouth, your ears . . . as it … Continue reading

I Need Help!

“I need help!” The call is sucked away by the deafening silence of the Underworld. It doesn’t even leave an echo. Your arms are shaking above your head and the murk is pulling at your chin. As it closes over … Continue reading

Close Your Mouth Tightly

You seal your mouth shut. You won’t have to taste the mud slipping down your throat and you won’t have to spend an hour tomorrow morning gargling the gunk off your tongue. You breathe through your nose until the murk … Continue reading

I Hate This!

“I hate this!” As soon as the words have left your mouth, the slime creeps into your mouth, clogging your throat and coating your tongue. You squeeze your eyes shut tight, waiting for death and a return to your room. … Continue reading

I Need Help!

“I need help!” As soon as the words have left your mouth, the slime creeps into your mouth, clogging your throat and coating your tongue. You squeeze your eyes shut tight, waiting for death and a return to your room. … Continue reading