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Fear of the Dark.
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Fear of the Dark
As evening draws to a close over the town, a young girl wandered aimlessly through the winding alleyways. The sunlight does not steadily fade away in the city, as it does in the open countryside. Instead, as the bright orb passed over each alleyway, the light rays were instantly extinguished as they fell behind the towering forms of the buildings. This leaves the usually sunny streets in pure and perfect darkness, as if the light has been simply stopped, as a light bulb is switched off and a candle flame is so easily snuffed. The dark shadows stole across everything, smothering all in its path with an unbearable feeling of loneliness and doom. And so it went on, with a seemingly insatiable hunger that needed to be satisfied...
To the girl, an insignificant being in the endless world of darkness, the streets seemed to go on forever. She was caught, racing desperately about the winding alleys, like a lab-rat in an infinite maze. Running on and on forever. Always with the hope that the next corner will be the last...
Her only option was to persevere, as staying put would
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