Time of DyingTime of Dying in Short Stories More Like This
Ringing that.. awful ringing..
Echo strained the shake away the high pitched whine echoing in his ears. The after effect of the fiery explosion maintained its steady tone, deafening the loud scream of his name. The ARC's movement hurt, and Echo feebly ceased his attempt. The crippled clone lay in silent agony.
On the ground I lay
Motionless in pain
I can see my life flashing before my eyes
The flames around him licked harmlessly at the plastoid of his armor, it's glow was fading..
"We have to go NOW!" The general's voice startled Echo, reminding him of the whine in his ears that was finally dulling. It took Echo a moment to register the meaning..
Did I fall asleep
Is this all a dream
Wake me up, I'm living a nightmare
NO! Echo thought in sudden panic I'm alive! Alive!
The ARC mustered all of his strength to open his eyes to drive away the creeping darkness. Nothing.. his eyes were open. But.. the light.. still faded.. Echo fought the darkness, fear for