He held it clenched tightly in his hand. So tightly, he could feel the cool metal imprinting into his skin. He was terrified, horrified, and filled with a sorrow than ran so deeply, he thought he might drown in it. She was gone, and there had been nothing he could do to stop it. […]
Have you ever done something so trivial to other people, and yet so scary to yourself that it set your heart racing? You sit there, in your chair, staring at the monitor screen of a computer, the options splayed before you, barely more than a click away. A computer mouse click you have made millions of times before, but suddenly seems impossible. A daunting task that makes you want to scream and run away in terror.