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Lights

By BoyGirlWorld All Rights Reserved ©

Thriller / Horror

The First

‘I can’t let it catch me though. I have to keep running. I have to keep running. Just keep running! My heart is pounding. What’s that sound? Are those eyes? No, no keep running. Just keep running. Over there, light, run there. Yes, yes, good. Now run faster, towards the light. Don’t let it get you. Go go go, run faster! What was that? It grabbed me! Go faster!’

“Huh. Strange.” The doctor looks through the papers on the clipboard that was previously hanging off of the writhing girl’s hospital bed. “She shouldn’t be waking from the comatose yet… she’s not even supposed to survive.” He chuckles darkly and got a syringe out of one of the nearby cabinets. “We’ll just have to fix that, won’t we, Clara?”

‘What’s going on? I can’t breathe! Gah, its back! Run faster, run faster! Please! Not now, I’m almost there! Go faster! It’s coming, go faster!’

“Now Clara… stop fussing, or I’ll make it more painful. It’ll only hurt a bit.” He smirks a bit, sitting at the edge of the bed as he jabs the needle into the cap of a bottle of blood thinner, filling it. “Your parents will be so disappointed… their Poor Little Girl, stolen away in the prime of her life by a little joy ride. Too bad it’ll be your last…” he chuckles quietly.

‘Ouch! Oh god, what was that?! I have to make it, I have to! Wait… whats that light over there..? It’s really pretty.. and bright. Maybe I’m supposed to go to that one… No! I must keep moving! Go go go! Go…go… well maybe a short break couldn’t hurt…’

He pulls the needle out of her neck, watching the heart monitor slow as he left the room, disposing of the syringe. No one would blame him, he’s the head of the Children’s Psychiatric Ward. He’d never hurt a child. He smirks smugly as he walked away before her heart stops completely. Clara Goodman, 14, death occurred in her comatose state after motorcycle accident on highway 47. He chuckled quietly. It was a believable story, he disposed of any evidence pointing it towards him, and her main doctor he assigned was blind as a bat. He easily could have mistaken blood thinner for her normal medicine. What a tragic series of events, not to mention the bills the family will have to pay. Too Bad.

What no one will ever know is she was the first of many.

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