Shantih Journal 2.1 - Page 40

“I know you’re afraid of what they’ll do, but they can’t get you if we leave right now!” The truth’s a risky move that has never worked, but it is all he has left. Natasha whimpers, “Please stop,” and walks through the employees-only door. David grabs her right hand just before it vanishes out of sight. She yanks it free giving a look of fear and disgust. She yells, “You’re creepy! Your blankets are creepy! Nobody would want to be with you!” The look of tearful regret that follows is like she’s being forced to say awful things by an evil power beyond her control. 40