[<] [>]  by Tanya Gadd

15 July 2017

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Drabble Challenge #130

Prompt: alien (special)

The feeling of weightlessness awakened him. A heavy, bright light assaulted his eyelids. Reflex made him reach out his hand for support, but there was nothing there. As the last tangles of sleep pulled themselves from his mind, adrenaline quickly replaced confusion. His eyes flew open but allowed no insight into his predicament. The light surrounding him blinding him to anything beyond. The only sound he heard was the loud thumping of his own heart.

This couldn’t be happening again. His therapist had assured him it had only been youthful nightmares. It had been 15 years since his last abduction.




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