AkuRoku - Another Life - Chap1
Intense pain coursed through my body. I looked toward my stomach, the cause of the pain and found myself wearing the black leather cloak that covered my body in only one realm. I glanced toward either hand, not at all surprised to see the circular disk's held loosely in my grasp. I was there again, in my dream.
The voice made me look up, as it always did. There stood the stranger, the familiar stranger who I knew only here, the stranger who's plagued my life since childhood. This same dream, rarely does it change. I knew exactly what I'd say. The precise tone in which I'd respond. And I'd not have control over it. Nothing I tried to do could change the moment
"Let's meet again. In the next life."
"Yeah. I'll be waiting."
"Silly… just because you have a next life."
I sat bolt upright, eyes wide open. I stared sightlessly ahead of me, my chest heaving from my rapid breathing. A hand reached up, griping the material there, teeth finding