Heart of Darkness Essay
Today was the night in which I performed a deed so wicked that no one could ever comprehend. Not after what we had gone through for all these years. Even fear overwhelmed me at the thought this horrendous act.
The nightmare commenced not long past midnight. Wandering along the desolate footpath, Alex and I headed back home after another stressful day as investment bankers. Life was tiring and difficult when dealing with millions of dollars every day. Neither of us spoke a word until we got to an intersection.
Alex revealed, “Hey! Did you hear? I was given a promotion to “associate” by the boss today.”
I didn’t reply. Instead, I could feel streams of emotions ...view middle of the document...
I turned my eyes towards the sounds and I could see a glimpse of white light being casted ahead of me. It gradually became brighter and brighter until I could no longer endure its glare. Covering my eyes using my arms, I waited for light to subside.
When I opened my eyes, I could see myself floating mid-air inside a classroom. I attempted to move and surprisingly, my body responded perfectly. Drifting towards the back door, I could see two people chattering happily away. As I got closer, their faces appeared to more familiar than ever. I gasped. The two students were Alex and I! My cloudy memory calmly gathered together and I could somewhat remember what happened on that day. It was on October during our last year at high school. The last chapter of the specialist maths book was staring right at my face but the logic behind the mathematical concepts seemed way too bizarre. Only one person went through all the trouble answering my simple problem and it was Alex that did so.
Questions then began to flood my head. Why was Alex there along with my younger self? Why was I hovering in the air? Am I a ghost awakened from the dead? I called out to Alex but he continued his conversation without noticing anything I just said.
Then, my thoughts were immediately interrupted by another surge of brightness. Once again, the white light blinded me and eventually faded into the distance. However, this...