Sully Story Circle – Part III (the librarian)

Amanda Holling with BooksWow, it is Wednesday again! And do you know what that means? Yes, it means it is time for the third part of our story circle. Or really the third part of Cameron Garriepy’s story circle. Two weeks ago the story of Sully running from … something … was kicked of by Shannon.  And then last week your’s truly, that would be me, picked up part two with my addition. And now, in week three, we have Amanda Holling of librarian fame picking up the trail. This story is a fast-paced good read, and I can’t wait to see where it ends up next week with part four. So start reading below and then head on over to Cameron’s Story Circle to read the rest.

Sully – Part III

Sully clutched the steering wheel hard in both hands and swallowed down the sharp taste of bile at the back of her throat. She knew that couldn’t stop to be sick. If she slowed down long enough to open her car door and vomit onto the pavement, the terrifying blankness might catch up with her. She didn’t want to think about what that might mean. A tingling chill curled around her neck once more, clinging to her skin like a slender hand with too-long fingers. Her stomach lurched as the road in front of her seemed to slide upwards and to the right. She struggled to see clearly enough to keep the car on the road. Her foot involuntarily pressed the brake, but the dizziness began to fade almost as soon as it started and she was able to speed up again.

She topped a rise and saw something coming into view on the side of the road. It was one of those blue signs that always promised food, gas, or lodging, or so she thought at first. The reflective lettering glowed in the headlights and ordered the passerby to “Turn Here For Help.” Sully blinked once in confusion and squinted at the sign. As she drew level to it, she realized that it actually read “Tourist Information 740 AM.” She decided that it must be the lack of sleep finally beginning to show itself.

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