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Lights dimmed slowly. People chattering excitedly hushed untill it was as if there was not a soul in the arena. Not even a breath could be heard over my audible heartbeat, faltering inside me. Steady drum beats echoed through the eerie quiet. In unison, us children of the night howled at the darkness of the stage. Everyone swayed in a hypnotic motion whilst hundreds of blue lights blindingly flashed. Completely surrounded by bodies, a rush of energy pulsed through my veins. Beads of sweat had broken out across my forehead. The boom from Shannon's drums struck against my ribs, creating hollow beats inside of my chest, crushing my lungs. The stage lights had stunned me, and my cheeks were streamed with salty tears.
The ground shook like an earthquake so I jumped along with it. From high up on the balcony, the raised hands and bobbing heads, looked like below me was a stormy sea. I glanced at my friend further down the row, practically at the side of the stage. She hadn't got the best vie