She knows it’s coming. The way she celebrated when I was gone, her way of swimming in the glory like she deserved it. As i entered the room, the flame inside me had to be released. Otherwise my anger would turn to sadness, sadness to loneliness, and somewhere the line would end. The thing was, when the line ends, so does your life. Her face turned white as we sat opposite each other. “Explain.” I said coldly, as if she didn’t already know. “If you open the gates, you have to go through them.” She sat, stunned for a minute, then replied. “Fine. The war outside our world is real. This fantasy you’re living in is not.” Tomorrow the long sought- after opening will begin.
Jade led me into one of the labs, cautious of anyone hearing. The glows of the blue and green lights didn’t comfort me. She muttered something, too fast to understand, but I caught a glimpse of what she was saying. Don’t look in here, the capsule isn’t hidden anywhere in this room. I didn’t believe her. How could I? After she killed my sister, and locked my parents up, and tried to throw me of a cliff? It was in there, and I was going to find it. She stormed out, and as soon as the door slammed shut, I knew. I was next. After 3 attempts, she was going to eternize me. I needed to find that capsule, the capsule that would make me die. I
wanted needed to die.
An old wooden box, with a key in the bottom
It sits there, with a soft, gentle hum of a calming song that I know so well
Listening to it over and over again, each time feeling more and more comfortable and relaxed
It works magic this box, the way it repeats over and over again
There is nothing quite like this, nothing this special
A feeling you just can’t describe, that nobody but you understands
There is nothing quite like this
There is nothing