A Revelation on the Highway
Don’t do that! He snapped as I tried to roll the window down to let in some air. The inside of the vehicle was stifling but he wouldn’t let me roll the window down. He didn’t look intimidating for a kidnapper. He looked like any other average young man, and I was exceptionally calm. “What are you staring at?” he said between casting a side glance at me and keeping his eyes on the road. Outside the open fields that were fringed with trees at a distance all turned into a blur as he put pressure on the accelerator.
I stepped outside into an interminable orange sandy stretch. I walked around to his side of the vehicle but he wasn’t there. “Hello?” I squeaked feeling a bit abandoned in the middle of a vast open nowhere. Then the vehicle suddenly groaned under an unknown weight and I looked up. Against the fading sun, crouched on the hood, I thought I saw a huge black pair of folded wings . It was a gigantic bird of prey. After a moment of stillness it spread its colossal wings out and stood up screening the sky, as if looking for something and revealing himself for me at the same time.
A croaking voice boomed inside my head. “He is not here anymore. You should have listened to him when he asked you not to roll down that window. Now, if you want him, do as I say”.
To be continued …
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