She was sweating. The shower cap was suffocating her and the glossy walls of the washroom shone bright, blinding her. All she could think of , was the maniacal laughter that rang in her ears ……..
The needle was lying, unsuspicious , innocent , and dead still ; on the sink .
She reached for it and stopped again . Maybe it wasn’t worth it . But the heat was unbearable now . She let go of her attire. The touch of water against skin was raw , yet peaceful . She could have stayed this way forever , only if….
The thoughts were coming back now . She couldn’t help it . All the dark faces and the sweet smell around the place .. She was losing focus now . The room was blurring .
But she knew she had to stay awake . For him . He needed her . His thought acted like a sudden inspiration . She grabbed hold of her already wet cellphone , as she dialed the number . 99811….. she couldn’t remember !
She chanced one more look at the needle . No longer was it innocent . It was inviting.
The bliss … she could almost feel it now . But he was all alone in the living room now.
The sweat and heat now gave way for panic . What if they found him ? No , she couldn’t let that happen , could she ? No way …..
99811…….99811……… 7…….9981170533 ! yes that was it
The needle was still lying dead on the sink . This time , she did not hesitate . She could feel the wetness spreading throughout her body now . She dialed the number , pressed ‘Call’ and got hold of the needle .
With the unerring skill of a nurse , She located the right vein and cried out in pleasure as the pushed the piston . She could feel her waves of glory coming through her blood . She could sense the excitement as the liquid made way through her veins . She saw ‘Call ended , 2:35 mins duration’ on her cellphone .
She called again . This time , her screen showed ‘ No Answer ‘.
She was losing time now . She knew she would pass out soon . The pressure was building up .
She decided to try again . With her mind swirling , She dialed… 99811..7…0…2..4…9
Her screen still showed the number . Only , she couldn’t see them anymore . Infact , they were the last thing that she ever saw……
Back in the living room , He was crying . He never realized , then , of course , that she was gone , forever .