ReflectionReflection5 years ago in Short Stories
It was the mask.
At least, that's what it started out as. A mask. A solid silver perfection which revealed everything.
But not about me.
When I first started recruiting, I had already decided to throw away who I was and become what I am; a reflection of them. Of those people who have lost hope in a system designed to work against them. A world that was passively fine with being mediocre to the lower classes instead of striving constantly for perfection. I showed them who they were, who they could be. In the reflection of the cold silver, I brought their outrage and their fear to the surface.
And like lambs, they followed me.
Followed my orders to retreat and to attack. Hung on my every world. Giving up their lives and their future for any dream or delusion I had that week.
That was the problem; although I suppose I didn't realize it until later. I had gotten so used to being in command. Of being a shepherd. If the entire bible had been written with goats instead of sheep, perhap
Virtual Reality - Chapter 7 - I'm Dead! Chapter 7 - I'm Dead!Virtual Reality - Chapter 7 - I'm Dead!3 years ago in Introductions & Chapters
I'm beginning to think it was a very bad idea to open that door. Nothing but bad luck came from it. The second we hit the hallway we were chased by poofers and jump scared by numerous counts of teleporting naked guys. As if it was planned, in the few seconds we finally received to catch our breath, Stephano greeted us from the shadow of a shelf. Whilst I face palmed at my luck Felix seemed slightly more relaxed. I left them be since it was the only thing keeping him calm at the moment.
"Do you think we're close to the end?" He shrugged at me as we continued forward. At that time we came to the end of another hall. I peeked inside before swinging the door open wide. On the other side were various trees surrounding a dirt path. This had to be-
"The exit!" Felix shouted before rushing past me. I tried to stop him but my reflexes just weren't fast enough to grab