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Welcome To The World Of Nyght…

I Was Running.

In that middle realm between dreams and reality.

The forlorn caw of a raven shook me from my goal–the dark, waste encased grey smoke rising towards the heavens before me. I tripped, my feet leaving the ground, the wind whipping past my face, scratching me–scarring me.

The cries of the raven grew louder until with a snap I realized that it was laughing.

I was out of time.

I ran anyway, ignoring the tale tell signs that I was being herded like cattle, off course. The shadows were growing nearer, finger-less hands reaching for me, silver eyes squinting in merriment.

“We found you!” they sang, toothless grins spreading as far as the night itself.

The path ended, the smoke gone… so was my hope.

The darkness before me began to form, a smiling face, twisted into falsified safety turning towards me with open arms.

“Welcome home,” she said.

And the more I tried to escape, the more I began to think so.

 

-Short Story written by Jae Lei Nyght

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Jae Lei Nyght is an up and coming science fiction writer, video editing mogul, amateur graphic design artist, and full-time college student. She plans to publish her first novel in the year 2017. Until then, she fills her days writing papers and analyzing documents, counting down the days until her graduation in May of 2016. She is addicted to chocolate, enjoys the freeing feel of wind in her hair, and is trying to eat more vegetables. She loves writing, and if she can ever stop editing, she will love publishing her first novel even more. Please, take a look around. I promise, one minute will turn into a life time.

1 Comment

  1. Djesmu Khaa Sekmet says

    wow . . . not use to being speechless, but . . .

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