Let Go

You take a deep breath and force your fingers open. You drop. As you hit the ground, you feel your leg snap beneath you. You wake up, biting back a scream. Your leg will heal before your father wakes up. … Continue reading

I Need Help

“I need help!” Your voice is swallowed by the deafening silence of the Underworld. There isn’t even an echo. You begin to sweat, and your fingers start to slip. A hand locks around your wrist. You feel yourself being pulled … Continue reading

Someone Help Me!

“Someone help me!” Your voice is swallowed by the silence of the Underworld without even leaving an echo. You begin to sweat, and your fingers start to slip. You drop. As you hit the ground, you feel your leg snap … Continue reading

I’m Scared

You call out, “I’m scared!” Your words are met by silence, the damp of the room swallowing them without echo. You sink to the floor and wait. Eventually, your body starts to shut down from lack of water. Your vision … Continue reading

I Need Help

“I need help.” Your voice is strong in the empty room. You turn toward the doors and move to open one, but a hand wraps around your wrist. “Wait.” The voice, like the hand, is warm . . . kind … Continue reading

Open the Gray Door

You open the gray door. As you walk for hours—days—your vision begins to fade, then the world goes black. You wake up in your bed. It’s only been a few hours since you fell asleep, even though you were in … Continue reading

Open the Ivory Door

You turn and go back into the ivory door. As you walk for hours—weeks?—your vision begins to fade, then the world goes black. You wake up in your bed. It’s only been a few hours since you fell asleep, even … Continue reading