Introduction.I thought we could wait for the fireworks Introduction. by xmeikiemilox
The world was always sharp through my eyes. A regular glass of water set on a windowsill was a radiant sea of sparklesa shower of diamonds. Rain was always misty, though I could depict each individual drop and could calculate how many seconds and feet it would take to travel from air to ground.
I could see miles away. Much further than human eyes ever would. I could see ships far out into the ocean, metal pulleys and thick wire straining to force up tons of fish and squids the occasional dolphinfrom the deep waters. I could see even the more occasional meteor breaking through the Earths atmosphere, dissipating before it could harm anything on the surface of the planet.
A bug scampering across the wooden floorboards of the foyer was always so defined. I could count all its legs and identify its species with the programming in my artificial brain. I knew many kinds of animal, insect, arachnid, rept
we'll be fine in the morningI looked around franticly, trying to find the thing that threatened to kill Eileen... and me.we'll be fine in the morning by xmeikiemilox
One moment it was in front of me, to the side of me-- behind me. The next moment an arm was wrapped around me from behind, strangling me, bending me back so my arms could do little to nothing but flail. Eileen had pushed herself against a wall. I just hoped I would last long enough so she could get out... Get away from this thing.
I didn't even know what to call it. A demon? A warlock? A devil? I didn't know. But it was winning.
"Cal," Eileen sobbed, her fingers up to her mouth like Dorothy's when the red sand in the hourglass was running out. She looked so scared, so frightened.
I couldn't say anything, for I was whirreled around at about the moment I was to pass out and a fist met my right eye, causing me to fall back onto the hotel bed. I saw stars, or what I thought should be stars, before claws pulled me back onto my feet. I was shaken and I could barely stand, my feet a tangle of bones a