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And now we return to our regularly scheduled programming ...
He spun around, his eyes fairly popping out of his head as he strained to see ... to hear ... to feel.
It was pitch black. His heart pounded red flashes in his eyes.
The vague feeling of unease had become an overwhelming certainty that someone, something, was nearby. Close. Closer.
His breath was thunder in his head, masking the sounds he knew were out there, just as the blackness of night hid the visible from his eyes.
He wanted to cry. To scream. He wanted to find a safe place.
But fear had him silent - victim of vague uneases run rampant.