We'll Be OkayNo. No.We'll Be Okay2 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
N’s heart pounded as he tore through the brush. Branches whipped back and scratched his face. His urgency to run as fast as he could was met by his body’s screaming and pleading for him to let it rest. But there was one thing on his mind. One thing only.
Please…Please… he begged to someone, anyone.
He burst out of the brush into a small clearing.
His breath came in ragged gasps. He stared at the center of the clearing. He felt his insides freeze into ice and begin to splinter.
“N-No…” he whispered hoarsely. “No.”
He stumbled over to the body lying motionless, its back to him.
His legs gave way and he fell to his knees.
He gathered the body into his arms and turned its face towards him.
In that moment, his frozen insides shattered, the shards plunging into his heart and ripping it to shreds.
“It’ll be OK now, N. Now that we’re