Word Count: 100
Summary: Too far never leaves you.
Notes: Written for numb3rs100 . This is part of A Silk Pillow ‘verse. This is being written and posted out of order as the bunnies and prompts come. I’d rather like people’s thoughts on this one please?
140 and Rising (#156 Anxiety)
Ian looked at the rope and tried to breathe. His throat felt tight.
Charlie wasn’t Him.
Charlie wouldn’t hurt him.
Charlie would let him breathe.
Ian tried not to tremble, tried to let his mind fall into nothingness.
He couldn’t see Charlie but could hear him whistling somewhere close.
Ian closed his eyes and prayed for control.
His lungs got tighter. ‘You are safe, this isn’t then, it’s not Him.’ Ian told himself.
Charlie touched his wrist, Ian jumped. Charlie took his pulse. “New rule. Anything that sends your pulse rate over 140 you say stop and tell me why.”