Part 1: A Past in the Sands
Chapter 14: Of Past and Future
Date: 2996 B.C, September 23, 5:36 PM
Sly was in the closet, his hands shaking, eyes blood shot, unable to move from where he was in the closet. In front of him, laying there as he peeked through the small crack he had in the closet door, he saw his parents. His mother and father lay dead on the floor, their bodies clawed by the tall cyborg who did the deed.
Sly remained their, unable to move out from the small space or back away, too terrified from what he witnessed. He prayed, he hoped, that his parents were just sleeping and that they were only unconscious from what happened. He hoped that they'd get up and his dad, in pain but alive, would help up his mom, and the two would share a brief exchange of pleasure, happy to be alive. Then, they'd call out for Sly and he'd come running out to greet them and the three of them would be happy to be alive an