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"Sid! Where the hells are you, ya little shit!" Beau bellowed, scaring me from my seat in front of the television. I dropped my spoon in fear and nearly knock over my bowl of cereal. I heard his booming footsteps looming closer and wondered what I had done now to piss him off. He shadow fell into the living and I scooted back away from him. "There you are. Why didn't you come when I called you?"
"I didn't hear you." I mumbled, dropping my gaze quickly. Beau tsk'ed at me; shaking his head. He moved his arms from behind his back and I saw the belt dangling from his hand. He smiled sadistically. I moved back even more, hitting the wall with a
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I sat watching Sid as he slept, his face twitching every now and then from a dream only he could see. I sighed softly, wondering what he was seeing behind closed eyes. I hoped it wasn't the nightmares that forced him to fear sleep so adamantly. I prayed deep down that it was something pleasant. After everything he had gone through in the past three days, I hoped that his dreams would be filled with images that would make him happy instead of feeling so lost.
"He still asleep?" I turned, my tired eyes finding Jim standing in the doorway. I nodded, turning back and resting my head against pillows. Jim walked in quietly, handing me a cup of cof
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My head was pounding when I finally woke up. I groaned, pressing a hand to my forehead. It felt like I had been kicked in the head by a hundred horses. I slowly moved my hand, squinting in the dim light to see where I was. My eyes found a room with dirty white walls covered in black graffiti. My heart tightened the instant I saw the paint. I had thought I would never see that specific paint job again. I was home.
I pushed myself up into a sitting position. I had a sore neck and back from sleeping on the ground. I knew there was a mattress in the corner but I refused to lie on it. I had promised myself that I would never sleep on that bed aga