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A Dream Almost Real Ch. 7Ch. 7
It wasnt a long journey from Egypt to Akumas palace; it took about a day through deserted rounds surrounded by burning houses.
The soldiers and guards tossed their prisonders into the dungeon as instructed. The dungeon was about sixty feet high and thirty feet wide. Torches lit the large room. As soon as Atemu was brought in, he looked around, trying to find a way of escape and devise a plan.
The doors were closed and shut tightly. People began to yell and pound at the walls and doors. It was very cramped in the room.
Over the next several days, no one was given food or drink. Young childrens bodies lay on the cold stone floor. Everyone was sitting; there was a distant sound of a young girl crying. No one paid attention to the noise, they were more worried about satisfying their hunger.
Atemu was sitting in one of the corners of the room, the cloak still covering his face and body.
The next day, rumors were rapidly going around that Akuma was
a dangerous hallucinationThe light coming through the window was bright,
much too bright.
Even though my eyes were closed
I could see it-
The skin of my arms prickled,
sweat dripped from my brow.
It was two in the afternoon but…
the sun was setting
through the window facing east.
I should have seen the hutch,
shelves lined with bone china
decorated with delicate leaves and vines.
I was so thirsty
and reaching for cups that should have been there.
Instead I found a billboard of butterflies,
the colors raging
more than any rainbow
I'd ever seen.
Their wings fluttered and flashed
yet somehow they moved in slow motion.
I wanted to stand,
wanted to reach out and touch them but…
I couldn't move,
and yet I laughed
ignoring my dry mouth
and the tingling in my feet.
There was a tempest
on the rise
and in my blood.
A sugar rush disguised
as a riot of butterflies
and they were swarming me.
There was a small vial
of insulin in my pocket
that I nev
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