Silvyss' Journey, chapter 1Darkness; what an unpleasant thing to wake up to. He blinked a few times to be sure that his eyes were open. He even rubbed his eyes and found them to be wide open, and yet, he couldn’t even see the hands which he used. The air was… surprisingly dull. No heat, no cold. Nothing. He took a step forward, but found no ground underneath his feet. His heart jumped and he slung his hands around, trying to find something solid to grip on to. Was he standing up? Lying down? He couldn’t find solid ground no matter where he flailed his arms and legs. What was this place? It was unpleasantly silent, his quick and fearful breath being the only thing he could hear. The frightened thumping of his heart sent blood rushing through his stiff, nervous body. His lips jittered in confusion and fear.Silvyss' Journey, chapter 13 years ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
“H--hello?” He muttered lowly, his gentle voice disappearing somewhere into the dark depths.
He felt like he was floating mid-air, but not falling. His clothes were… gone.
weighed down, lighted up I checked my weight this morning. I have gained five more pounds. I cried myself to sleep last night, gaining weight as I lost my tears. I feel so low that I can't stand up. Each day that passes threatens me to shatter my lead weights.weighed down, lighted up2 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
I broke down yesterday, I lost my heart and gained an anchor. Today I found my hope. Slowly my chains rusted away. The anchor fell to the bottom of the sea, as I started to feel my wings. Feathers as soft as silk, grow in to replace the metal weights. Check my weight and I lost fifty pounds. I can fly high in the sky and never touch the ground. My smile is as bright as the sun.
A life that couldA little boy, sitting patiently for months, awaits for his arrival on a new world, full of hopes.A life that could3 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
- Um... I think I'll be an astronaut! Or... or a scientist! - He wonders, silently.
But all of a sudden, the ambience turns black. A pitch black, blinding darkness.
Like a shadow inbetween the dim light of an eclipsed night, an unknown figure shows itself.
- Hello, young one... - says the dark creature, in a lighthearted manner.
Surprised by this unexpected visitor, the boy asks:
- Who are you...?
- Well well, some say I'm nothing more than an ephemeral apparition, a ghost of darkness. But you'll see I am but a transient ferryman, which serves more like the boat itself. I am here to bring you to the other side, as your time has come.
- My time has come...? But I'm not ready to be born yet!
- Oh... I think you did not understand my intent.
The shadow being approaches the child, extending a dreadful arm to his little forehead. The kid's body shines, as if his soul were leaking out through ev