I woke up with sweat pouring down my chin and a feverish inclination for colder weather. The sun was down and the lights were on. I slept a thousand days before this, but on this day (alas, night) I awoke.
“ShwShwShw,” a whisper in my ear.
Was it the wind or another next to me, talking in their sleep…
“ShwShwShw,” I shot up with my pulse rate, stiff but stable. I was alone