Better Without Than Within.


“Who are you to decide her fate?”

“I am her true being. The one she has relied upon ever since the accident.”


“Yes but I can make her fly to soar above this wasted life, ” the first was saying, getting louder.

The second replied, ” You just want her to follow you. To become what you have become.”

“Of course. That’s what I did for the last, and it’s what I’ll do for the next.”


“Emily, remember your mom and how she would read you a story every night before turning out the light, ” the first one whispered.

“Yes, remember the darkness she left you in. The fear you felt Emily, it is real.”


” Think of tomorrow and what it could bring.”

The second one said, ” Tomorrow will be more of the same. I will remain, ” getting even louder.


Emily threw open the door to the rooftop and walked to the edge. “I’m doing this for both of you and neither of you. I’m doing this to shut both of you up and get you out of my head!” She was crying as she stepped into the empty air and plummeted twenty stories.

About G.Edward Smith

A stranger in a strange land...
This entry was posted in Just Thinking and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

5 Responses to Better Without Than Within.

  1. She surely was … a Dope … or Dopey won’t you say!?

    A good one!

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.