One Among Others
James came to a stop and collapsed against the wall blocking his path. Sobs wracked his body as he scratched at the stone.
I was so close. So close…
Footsteps echoed in the narrow alley between buildings as they approached him.
“It appears you’ve reached the end of your leash.”
James forced himself to look up at the one that had tormented him for the past decade.
The man held up a red, glowing gem.
Immediately, James found himself surrounded by hundreds of others pressed against the inside of the gem, each buffeting against him as they struggled to escape.