The Terror of Sleep Paralysis

Despite my best efforts to break free, my body remained chained to the bed. All I could muster was a muffled screech pleading to be woken. Infinite shapes and forms of colorful figures skimmed my chest, subtly applying pressure to my muscles with every sweep. Every move of the dark figures floating around my body was choreographed and narrated via an omnipresent loudspeaker somewhere behind me. Flickers of my life – from childhood until adulthood – were hastily projected onto a cracked screen at the foot of my bed. On my left was a person I did not know, wearing a […]