Heaven Sent ch 11. PreparationsHeaven Sent ch 1 by ~Night-garden
Fire was all around me licking at my body. The pain that I should have been feeling never came though. Instead it felt almost like it was caressing me, welcoming me home. The smoke it released in thick black waves was impregnated with the smell of incense. Like a worm hand it rubbed along my body, a gentle touch like a pet welcoming its owner. For several minutes that’s all I could see, or feel, but suddenly a figure appeared in the haze. Slowly it began shaping into a young man who called my name, ever so gently at first then grew to a force I didn’t understand.
With a start, my senses rushed back to me as I sprang from my bed. Breathing heavily, I rubbed a shaking hand over my moisture-laden body. The dream was back again, and I felt like it wouldn’t be relinquishing its grip anytime soon. I walked over to my window and flung the curtains back to reveal the night sky. The light of the moon hit my face unintentionally waking me up more tha