My breathing was slow as I tried to drift to sleep but it hurt and I was scared. The past couple of weeks I woke with nightmares, very horrible ones. Death, madness and confusion racked my head every night. The first nightmare I had was so bad. The nightmare was that I was alone in a fog and my teammates weren’t there. Then something with yellow stilted eyes rose from the darkness, entirely black only a silhouette except for those eyes. Then something garbled from its mouth and it launched at me, teeth closed around my abdomen as I tried to run. I could hear my bones crunching and the pain was so unbearable, I woke screaming. Gia and Balistar woke startled by my scream comforted me and calmed me down. So I started to sleep outside but I knew they would notice so I waited till they fell asleep and went outside. My nightmares started to clear but only slightly, I couldn’t tell what that beast was and what it was saying but it sounded like chaos will reign and then he came after me like every time, in my dream, he’d find me, I run, I hide but he would always find and my death became more violent and painful. I woke up every time.
Now you guys are probably thinking it’s just a nightmare nothing more but the next day after the nightmare, I was sparring with Gia when she hit me in the chest. It wasn’t a hard punch but it hurt so much to me that I doubled over in pain. When Master Boaddai checked me over, he told me I had two broken ribs and didn’t know where I got them but Gia and Balistar did. They told Master Boaddai about the nightmare last night and he asked if I had another nightmare to tell him but I didn’t and the nightmares got worse. I was scared and I didn’t want to burden anyone else with it so I gently drifted into another hellish dream.
Unbeknownst to little Apex, two entirely green eyes were watching him as he struggled in his sleep. Then they disappeared into the night.