Beacon My name is Alice.
What happened to me is a bit vague, but I think that's mostly because everything happened too fast for me to get a complete grasp on all the events. I can feel a warm streak going down the side of my face, and a bit of a trickle there. When I put my hand up to my temple, I feel a strange spot, like a small part of me that should be there is missing. It doesn't hurt but I find it unnerving, so I do my best not to touch it. I think I died.
If I died… then is this the afterlife? It's horrible here. Dead quiet, and black as can be. I can't find my bearings. There's nothing here from what I can see except what I think is dust. It's so thick I can nearly hold it in my hands, but when I try, it's like air. I rub my arms then stuff my fists under my armpits. The air is just cold enough to make my fingers chilly and send a small shiver down my spine. Good thing I'm wearing a jacket. Too bad it isn't thicker or contains gloves in the pockets (there d