Sunday again and this weekend is a long weekend to mark Australia Day so its good to know that there is another day of relaxation ahead of me before having to return to work.
As always, I have another snippet of Revenant for you and another change of scene. These 8 sentences carry on immediately from last week. If you want to see what has come before then just follow this link.
The noise was indistinct, all rolled together as though being heard through water. He focussed on the sound, trying to make sense of it, to pick meaning from the chaos.
The effort pushed his tired mind beyond its limits and he sank below the waves of consciousness. Again and again he struggled, what else could he do? His mind swam in a sea of vaguely pleasant numbness but somewhere beneath all that he knew there should be more. A single thread stood out from the background buzz, a lilting sing-song sound coalescing finally into a form his mind could grasp.
Someone was speaking to him.