The night was long. He could not sleep. A shadow approached. Grey. Not black. No face. The air was cold. Freezing cold. He wanted to run. Far away. His muscles felt weak. No support. Almost paralyzed. Heart beating so fast. Headache. In the middle of the nightmare, it seemed. No time to escape. The shadow reached a hand. Hard as stone. He had to leave his warm bed.
Following the shadow. The clock ticked. They