The dawn light came through a crack in the curtains, startling me awake. I tried to shut my eyes again, but the glare was too much. Of all the days for a shitty start… I reluctantly pulled myself out of bed, only to fall back in from fright as my alarm sounded off. Like I said, shitty start, but at least I was awake now.
“You woke me…” A voice whispers from the other side of the bed.
“Sorry, sweetie,” I whisper back, kissing her cheek. “But you know what’s happening today. Try get some more sleep, I’ll wake you up when I need you.”
“You better…” She groans, weakly throwing her arm at me. “You know what’ll happen if you don’t…”
I can’t help but smile. “I know. Don’t worry about it.”
I get in the shower in the hopes the feelings of dread will be washed away. No such luck. The feeling of storm clouds hanging above my head refuses to go away. I try to think ha