>>>MORDECAI'S HOSPITAL ROOM

Mordecai's POV

I couldn't feel anything, and neither could I see anything, but I realized that the latter was because I hadn't actually opened my eyes. I'm a genius like that so don't judge me. If this is what purgatory is, then I'd rather stay here. That way, I don't have to face God, or my sister.

My sister...

The thought of Nellie brought me out of my state as I registered the beeping around me. It was incessant, and from annoying it was, I knew exactly what it was. I'd been in the hospital enough times as a kid to remember how much I hated that stupid sound.

I struggled to open my eyes. Again, I've been through this before, so I know the exact pep talk to give myself into waking up, except this time it was different. While as a kid I used to motivate myself to get up to see my parents and Zeb, this time it was to see my biological mum, my sister and my brother.

After what felt like hours of going in and out of consciousness, I finally saw the light- no literally; the light in this room was bright as fuck. I didn't even register the fact that I was mumbling, until the light in the room dimmed.

A cup of water was placed to my lips before I gratefully drank the water. It felt like I'd been out for a whole year, and whoever was giving me the water seemed to understand this as they got me a second cup of water. I finished that too.

I tried to sit up, only to hiss in pain at the burning feeling across my bones, and the searing feeling on the left side of my chest. I fully opened my eyes when my bed was alleviated so that I wouldn't have to do the work. I was met by a pair of worried eyes, a pair of glistening eyes and a pair of furious eyes.

My mother was on the verge of praying to the gods.

My sister was on the verge of crying.

My brother was on the verge of knocking some sense into me.

I was on the verge of needing an army of guardian angels.

"Hey," I awkwardly said.

That was enough to break the tension in the room. Zeb walked out, Nellie burst into tears, and my mother got onto her knees and started praying. I know my family like the back of my hand honestly, except they didn't give me a guide on how to deal with situations like this.

So I waited it out.

I let Nellie drench my leg with her salty liquid, while my mother sounded like she was praying for me to be reincarnated altogether. It was the fucking weirdest thing I've ever experienced, and the worst part was that I couldn't even leave.

I was stuck watching this happen!

"Guys, I'm ok," I said lowly once my mum was done praying.

"Are you? You gave us a scare Kai!" Nellie sniffed.

"What happened? How long have I been here?" I asked.

"You were involved in a car accident. You had a heart attack while you were driving, and a car rammed into you from behind. The car was speeding because the green light had just flashed and they expected you to move, but you only moved a little before they rammed into you. There were five people in that car, and one of them lost their lives. Two of them are fine, one is in a coma and the other is in ICU. You've been here for three weeks," my mother informed.

Three weeks? Damn!

"What happened to me?" I fearfully asked.

"You have a broken leg, three broken ribs, head trauma and you had glass shards embedded into your back. You're ok, but they're going to leave a scar. You also had to have a heart operation, but the doctors believe you'll be fine," my mother was again the person to respond before Zeb walked into the room with a doctor behind him.

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