Isolated IncidentIsolated Incident4 years ago in Drama More Like This
Author's Note: For this piece - which, yes, is only a one-shot, albeit a very long one, at that - please bear in mind that there will be death, and several implied deaths, as well as suicide, sexual abuse, and generally disturbing content throughout.
The capitalized "They"s refers to the bullies that essentially "killed" Kyle. The crossing out is intentional (obviously) - these are the thoughts Kyle cannot allow himself to think. Kenny has clinical depression in this, which is a deeply personal subject for me, so forgive me if I linger on it. This entire piece takes place over the last two days of Kyle's life.
The bell rings and begins another torturous end.
Eyes flitting through hoards of my peers to the library's clock, I gauge my time on a mental scale. Seventeen seconds to eight AM. Four minutes and seventeen seconds until the tardy bell rings. Getting to my locker and Stan takes forty seconds in this traffic, maybe thirty if I'm quick. Getting to class t