Stumbling in your Footsteps
The wailing of an ambulance siren echoed through Oliver’s head as he forced his eyes open. The bright florescent lights overhead blinded him. A shadow loomed over Oliver, relieving his eyes of the bright light momentarily. Suddenly his heart raced. Where was he? How’d he get here? He tried to sit up only to be blindsided by an agonizing pain in his abdomen. “Take it easy, kid.” A calm voice spoke to him. A paramedic he assumed. Oliver stared up at the figure, a face shadowed by the bright light, before he slipped back into unconsciousness.