|These is an incredibly loose, basic diagram of what story arc looks like. |
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The Dreamscape“Welcome to the dreamscape.”The Dreamscape by illuminara
That was the first thing I heard upon arrival to my new realm. Waking or sleeping, who knows, but I was there, bright eyed and bushy tailed.
“I’m Autumn,” she said. “I’d ask your name, but I assume you don’t know what you want it to be yet.”
“Walter,” I said with more certainty than I felt.
“Walter?” She narrowed her eyes at me. “You can choose anything you like, and you pick something so … old.”
I shrugged. “Maybe I’m old in the soul.”
“Or you have no taste. Follow me.” She started walking away, and I followed. At least she didn’t dwell on my stupidity.
We walked through a glass hall separating us from the outside—or was it still inside? Hard to tell with no horizon. Beyond the glass, I beheld the most uncanny scenes I’d never imagined. A girl flew a dragon as her kite to my left, and to my right, a man climbed a m
The MirrorI’m terrified by what I see in the mirror. The reflected light tries to deceive me with an image of timeless beauty, but I no longer believe its lies. It’s not a woman I see but a monster. I know this now, finally, after countless years spent with a dark shadow as my lover, always by my side, always haunting me. But I can’t escape what I've become, and I can’t pull myself from the hypnotic gaze of the face beside mine in the mirror.The Mirror by illuminara
She curls her lips into a smile just sly enough to reveal her fangs and whispers, “Let’s eat.”
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