Escape the PowerI heard their thudding footfalls before I saw them, my breath hanging like telltale smoke rising from a forest fire. I felt my heart stutter with insuppressible fear as I started running again. It felt like I had been running for hours, trying to escape the nightmare snapping at my heels.
A howl echoed through the dark, still night like a haunting song although it once comforted me to know that wolves may have been sitting at the end of my tangled garden now it made the tiny, fine hairs on the back of my neck stiffen. A quiet little whimper burst free from my lips before I could summon the strength to cover my mouth and I froze on the spot, I could hear the steady pant of an out of breath animal; rasping and so formidably close.
After a few minutes my muscles had started to seize up from the cold and I struggled to keep myself upright, leaning my palm against the ancient and twisted Oak I struggled for breath. I sucked in air but it did not seem to be reaching my worn out lungs. I knew