I hear birds singing, the wind through the trees, water is trickling along somewhere.
The ground beneath me is soft and slightly damp where I lay. It crackles when I shift my body.
I smell the damp earth around me.
I finally open my eyes. Slowly.
I see the early morning sun filtering through the trees above. It hurts my eyes. I turn my head side to side, slowly. I see the birds up in the trees that I had heard. I see a squirrel scurrying through the leaves and out of sight to my right.
I can't quite seem to remember how I got here.
I try to sit up. Slowly.
My body feels heavy and sore.
I look around again.
I'm surrounded by trees. Nothing but trees in all directions.
I start to stand up. Pain flies up my leg.
My left leg gives out.
I examine the leg.
The knee looks bigger than the other one.
I feel around the bigger knee and feel shooting pain go through the leg again.
I sit there for a second.
What happened to me?