Matthew's Nightmare Short Story

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[Dream Sequence] Nightmare - Patty Version

It was only a dream, but it was also Patty 's nightmare.

The silence and darkness in the Patrick house gave way to a blood red scene. The walls, the stairs, the beds, the rooms, everything around him were all painted in blood RED.

What was going on here?

The sound of thunder could be heard outside of the house. It was storming outside. With every flash of lightning, more of this area was revealed. Near his bed, a dismembered body. On his wall, a human sculpture. On his floor, a trail of blood leading to the living room.

"Do you think some measly quote will help him?"

The trail of blood on the living room floor gave way to bloody handprints, bloody footprints.

"You can 't win."

As one got closer
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The figure was a snapshot frozen in time. Duct Tape on his mouth. Brown hair dripping with blood, brown eyes wide with shock. Patty was looking into a shockingly familiar face. His own.

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[Dream Sequence] Nightmare - Matthew Version

It was a worst case scenario dream - Matthew 's nightmare.

The sound of thunder could be heard outside of the house. It was storming outside. The Patrick house was filled with darkness. With every flash of lightning, more of scene was revealed.

There was a figure was sleeping soundly, when a shadow came in and tied them up. The shadow put Duct Tape on this figure 's mouth as they struggled against the shadow.

What was going on here?

The shadow held up a knife and made a surgical cut on the figure 's arms and legs. Blood began spurting everywhere. The figure struggled to escape from the shadow, running out of the room into the living room, but was easily caught. The shadow let out a bone chilling laugh.

"He 's coming."

The silence and darkness in the Patrick house became awash in RED. The walls, the stairs, the beds, the rooms, everything around him - painted in blood
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Taking advantage of the fear and shock on the figure 's face, the shadow carried the figure to the living room 's singular leather couch, spattered with blood.

"You can 't stop him."

The shadow laid the figure on the couch, as the figure continued to bleed out. The shadow took their knife and made a few extra cuts on the figure, splattering blood over the couch and causing the figure to emit a familiar cry.

Now, the shadow standing above the couch brought down the knife onto the other.

In that moment, lightning flashed. Time seemed to stop. The identities of the shadow and the figure were revealed. Both the shadow and the figure had brown hair dripping with fresh blood. They both had brown eyes as well. The figure laying on the couch - his brown eyes were wide with shock. While the shadow above - his brown eyes were dark and clouded, his face contorted into a malicious grin as the knife was brought down onto the figure.

A blood curdling scream was heard. And the figure on the couch was no longer moving.

What Matthew saw was none other than Patty 's murder, committed by none other than

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