The idea of traveling to Athens, London, and Paris was his ultimate dream Reality was more of nightmare since he couldn’t afford gas to get across town It was this that consumed his thoughts as he walked to his minimum wage job Punishing himself for his lack of mobility, he didn’t see the curb in time, and soon he finally went for a …
The words called to his soul. He ached to get away from their siren call, but there was no escape.
He felt them crawl into his brain, eating the cells one by one and replacing them with their offspring. Sweet sleep would end his captivity, but the words would not give him his rest. Soon he was driven mad. He didn’t care what would happen to his mortal shell, the words were all that mattered.
The next morning was tough, and staying awake at work would be almost impossible, but the novel was done and that meant he found peace.