Serendipity - Chapter OneMore Like This
I sat up rigidly in my bed, sweat lashing off of my forehead, breathing heavily, my mind filled with terror. My hand reached shakily for the lamp on my bedside table. I flipped the switch, the light flickering before going out, the blub blown.
It was still pretty dark but I knew where the bathroom was. I stood up gingerly and made my way to sink in the room just down the hall, moving as carefully as I could, trying to avoid waking my family sleeping in the rooms along the way. I reached the bathroom and stared myself in the mirror, letting the tap run to fill the sink with cold water.
‘Just another nightmare…just the same nightmare…that’s all’
I cupped my hands, collecting liquid from the sink and splashed the icy water over my face. I glared at myself, my emerald-green eyes staring back at me. I was biting my lip, I always do, and you can tell from the bruise it’s left.
‘Get yourself together Kyle, n