I push through the leaves with no hesitation. I don't bother looking behind me. I can hear it. Every detail seems so clear. The rhythm of its footsteps as it advances towards me. I swear i can feel its warm, ragged breath run down my neck. Whatever it is it's gaining on me. Every step i take it takes two.
I stumble over sticks and logs. Whatever you would call the threads attached to a band around my waist are what's left of my leggings.It feels like I've been running for hours though it's only been a few minutes.
These woods seem to be endless.My legs ache and I don't think I can go on any longer. Everything looks the same. I dash to my right without thinking. The tears stream from my eyes. I swerve through tree after tree, through bush after bush. I raise my hand up to my face to stop my tears that seem endless-that was a mistake.
I can feel myself fly through the air as if i weighed nothing, but before i make contact with the earth waiting for me ti