Written by Jacob Ibrag
‘Careful, don’t get too close to the window
guards,’ the voice in the large black box cautions. ‘And
what happens if I-,’ touching the metallic surface, she instantly
gets thrown across the room by the high voltage. Dusting herself, she
walks and stops a foot short behind the window. Smiling, she grabs hold of
the bars and absorbs every ounce of electricity. Ripping them off clean, she gently
pushes the window back and takes in a deep breath. Turning around, she walks towards
the box and sits on it. ‘Thanks I was, really hungry. Now I interrupt your regularly planned
programming to share these next few messages. I know who you are and where you live.
By now, you must’ve concluded that this was all a mistake. Understand that, it wasn’t.
The next time we speak, it’ll be face to face. By then, I expect you to release every
prisoner within your domain. You see, I’m really lonely without my friends
and don’t appreciate you stealing them.’ Falling backwards out of
the window, she reaches her hands towards the room and
releases the pent up energy, ‘and now, I’m starving.’