Her bare feet hit the cold tile floor, her breathing heavy and rugged.
The thundering sound of the security guards' boots slamming against the floor drowned out all the machinery and voices of other patients, which the girl was almost thankful for.
Run, you can make it! You're faster than them.
Her lungs burned as she turned another corner, nearly ramming her body into a trolley covered in medical instruments that confused her.
You're faster than anyone!
Deep down, the girl knew this wasn't true-- at any moment the guards would overtake her. They would take her back to the white room, and leave her there. Alone. Without any of her family to comfort her.
But any ounce of hope that remained in her kept her legs pumping underneath her.
Ahead of her was a door, much bigger than most of the doors in the lab. Quinn's eyes widened