The encounter -1
the night was spreading like a heavy dark blanket over the cityscape. town that was brimming with life slowly drowning itself into a dense slumber. every dewdrops on the blades of grass and shimmering haze of fireflies around the dense growths were pulsating in a drowsy vibration that was sweeping up through the empty boulevards, blind allies and lonely coffee shops. as if the place has been shifted to a different dimension, placed in a far away planet that belongs to some random galaxy millions of light years away. in the midst of silenced abundance. quite. peaceful. lonely.
but Riks was restless, pacing under the porch of his parents house. it’s the day and he can’t take refuge to this omnipotent silence like everyone else. his instinct won’t let him. This would be the night he would have to hunt for third time since last fortnight. and he is nervous. Brihan still has not shown up as she was supposed to, and its already about eleven in the night. He started to feel dizzy already couple of times repeatedly, but he can’t hold it out much longer. he tried to think safe, thought the comfort of his couch but he could not dare going back for he was quite certain that if the outburst happen while he was inside, it will pretty much ruin the whole house at the time of separation. he can’t risk it.
slowly he started to feel slightly nauseated. a feeling of anxiety and swirls of fear started to gargle up from his empty stomach. he understood the course has been started. Brihan is still nowhere in sight. he needs to stay calm, but without any shield attending his body at the time of separation, there could be serious chance of losing it forever. the pangs of panic attack started to make him feel sick to his stomach. his limbs were lighter, they were shivering in faster pace. all the hairs in his body were getting straight, severe goose pimples are turning his skin rashy, a chill was running frantically throughout his whole body, he did not know what to do, if he can’t keep calm, the separation might go wrong, and he could drag himself along with his whole town into the harm’s way. he certainly don’t want to turn it that way, no matter how less he cared for the town people, they definitely do not deserve anything that sinister. He started to run