Darkness. Emptiness. Void. There is nothing, not even herself. The world is gone. Everything has disappeared. She was scared. She wanted her Mommy, but she was gone too. She wanted to scream, to cry, but you can’t do that when you don’t exist. Finally, a light appears to save her once again.
Bethany opened her eyes. She screamed as she stared at her nightlight. Her grandfather had bought her that one to replace the one that was broken when he had fought with Bethany’s father. It was special, then, because it came from him. Now, it was special because it rescued her from her recurring nightmares. Even during the day, she found it’s presence comforting, but didn’t know why. Her mother ran into the room.
“What’s the matter, baby,” she asked, although she already knew the answer.
“I had the dream again,” Bethany replied, still crying.
“It’ll be ok, honey. These dreams will pass.”
Samantha wasn’t so sure, though. She had a premonition that her father and DS would come to her, but they hadn’t. Something had gone wrong. Her visions didn’t always come true, but they had only changed before when she had somehow gotten involved. This time, she did nothing and it still changed. Something bad was going to happen. All she had to do is figure out what.
After getting Bethany back to sleep, she focused herself. Normally, this is when she would see the future, but there was nothing. All she saw was darkness, a never ending void. She saw Bethany’s dream. Awakening from her trance, she knew why her daughter was afraid. She was afraid, too. Something bad was going to happen, and there was nothing she could do to stop it. Continue reading