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Shards - Prologue


Author: nec
ASL Info:    25/Male/Sweden
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Shards - Prologue



Shard Prologue – Initial infection

Beware me, for I am virulent.
Lest I seep into your mind with infective intent

I breathe as I open my eyes. The smell that lingers in my nostrils is rancid.

Rot; this world is tainted by it. It hovers, layered in the dank air, blending with the sulfur scent of corruption. I pray for winds as I hold my breath; rain, fire – anything to clear the stench.

But gods are an arrogant species

Through the reflections in shattered glass I come, growing with the shadows as light recides.

Against naked feet, I feel the flaws of concrete. To the oxidizing night around me, I am alien. I watch the moonlit world revolve with bleak disinterest – disoriented like a demon lost in a storm.

I lift my eyes to the sky; tracing stars through a shroud of pollution.

I stand one step apart from anyone you will ever meet, I am not restrained by constructs or composites. This is my world now; and these are my memories.

I am the storm




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