The Nightmare Within
I gasp as I return to my body. I feel like I've just been given an electric shock. Rubbing my temples, I try to sort out what just happened. My friends and Kylma are in trouble. And there's nothing I can do about it. The pain seeps back slowly. I'm sore all over. I'm suddenly aware that Tuuli is still talking. "How're we gonna get out of this one, huh? The robots are all over! They just sent this big guard robot, it looks kinda scary."
"Big guard?" I cough, barely audible. Oh, right. I could only talk in my dream. That's what it was right, a dream? I'm still so disoriented from that surreal experience. I look through the open wall and see the large security guard robot from my dream/vision/hallucination. It's marching back and forth with carefully measured steps. I continue watching it. Tuuli continues talking.
Day melts into night, and Tuuli falls asleep. Or loses her voice. I stay awake, always keeping my eyes fixed on the robot. Glowing r