Takes place immediately before Another Day (Written for Drayce's Friday Drabble Challenge at lifein1973 )
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Gene tosses and turns on the sofa. He’s cold, and so tired. He sleeps, and wakes, and sleeps.
Somewhere, Sam is sobbing. Faintly, Sam is calling.
Gene runs fast and faster, but the sound is fading. Gene turns, returns, again, but the scent’s decaying.
Sam bleeds, Sam pleads, Sam screams, but Gene can’t hear him.
Sam moans, Sam groans, Sam begs, but Gene can’t find him.
Sam calls, Sam cries, Sam prays, but Gene can’t reach him.
The nightmare is just beginning. The nightmare never ends. Gene cries, Sam dies, Gene wakes.
Gene wakes, and sleeps, and wakes.
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