Narrative Essay On Shadow Times
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That’s how long it takes them to take over. First, you think it’s just dreams, then you start sleepwalking, when you aren’t asleep, but then the worst part is when you start doing the things you thought were nightmares, but not knowing that you did. This is the Shadow Times.
Tiona’s mother was worried about her when she refused to go to school. “Tiona, is somebody picking on you sweetie?” Tiona’s mom was sitting on her bed next to her stroking her morning head.
“No mom, I just don’t feel good,” she wasn’t technically lying, she didn’t feel good at all. The whispering voices had kept her up all night again. She was afraid of what this meant, but she was prepared to leave before they finally …show more content…
I guess I just need to catch up on sleep.” After a long hard battle Tiona finally won and her mom went to work, but she never saw Tiona …show more content…
How do you talk to me in my sleep? Have you been stalking me?!” I was furious, this must be a stupid joke.
“Stalking? How could we be stalking you darling? We are part of you.” I grew silent, if this was a joke I sure didn’t think it was funny. “Oh baby doll this isn’t a joke and you are right this is not funny, this is very serious.”
“How did you know what I was thinking?!”
“We always know what you are thinking Alexis Samantha Hanse,” the voice was starting to sound more comforting, like my own mother’s voice when she tells me I’ll be okay when I am sick. “There you go dear, listen to us. We aren’t here to hurt you.”
“Of course not, you’ve been helping me, all along.” Why was I so scared? They were there to help me.
“We have been helping you Alexis, we helped you get rid of that nasty Patrick, we made sure you knew to cut his wrists just like he had let you do. We even made sure you wouldn’t get caught by telling you to throw him in the river.”
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