The Painful Truth

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A soft, grey fog sets over the depressing setting. I look around and see myself utterly alone. The silence of death greets me, urging me forward.

"No! Maya!"

"Jacob, it's inevitable. This is my fate. What I was born to do."

"But I'll miss you. My only love. Please...."

"I'm sorry."

I let go. Of him. Of reality. Of life. Everything. And I fell down at tremendous speed toward my unknown doom of eternity. With one final breath,

I wake up.

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