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Second Sun #110


If she lost it in this darkness, she would never find it again.
So it must be now.
She gripped the dagger's blade between her teeth and leapt into the black void.
As her muscles exploded into action, her mind emptied itself of all expectation. Something distant recalled her father's teaching:

breathe deep;
empty your mind,
accentuate your senses;
predict nothing, assume nothing, judge nothing;
react to everything.
Breathe deep;
empty your mind...

but something within her emptied her mind of that, too.
She fell on whatever was there, and felt it struggle wildly beneath the crush of her fall.

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    Aishling over 1 year ago

    Very nice discriptive piece. I can see in my mind

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    Christopher over 1 year ago

    These were some tense drabbles!

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    Drew Martyn over 1 year ago

    Cheers, folks :)

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    Neville Hunt over 1 year ago

    Wow, there’s enough suspense and tension in these drabbles to secure a suspension bridge! So exciting.

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    Drew Martyn over 1 year ago

    Haha what a comment, love it! Thanks Neville.

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