Here’s the link to read from the beginning Part 1
Working Title: The Presumption of Darkness
Word Count: 1,100 (approx)
Reading time for average reader: 5 minutes
Cassie, I know this might be hard to believe, but it wasn’t a dream. I stared at my beating heart floating in that toilet for 10 minutes trying to wake myself up.
Abby started knocking at the door. “Hey, are you okay in there?”
“I… I don’t think so,” I said.
She opened the door and walked in and stared into the toilet with me. I tried to speak for a bit, but nothing came out. It just kept on beating, Cassie.
Abby looked at me and then back at the toilet.
I looked at her and then back at the toilet.
Then Abby said, “For years I thought you were heartless. It looks like I was right.”