Today’s OneWord: Fatigue

The stress was finally getting to me and the fatigue of not sleeping night after night was just too much. Dropping down onto the soiled couch, I put my arm under my head and allowed my eyelids to close. I fell into an immediate deep sleep.

A sound woke me. I don’t know how long it’d been. My eyes flew open and my body froze, listening intently. They had found me. I rolled silently off the couch and crawled to the edge. I could see the nose of a rifle just peeking around the door frame.

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