Seventh Realm OCT - Round 3It has always been a cornerstone of my beliefs that emotions only get in the way. When every day is a struggle for your life, you have to be cold, logical, and smart. The moment emotion dictates your actions, you lose. I thought for the longest time that I only developed this idea after I started running, but in retrospect, I've always believed it.Seventh Realm OCT - Round 3 by KfruntRfrunt
My heart was broken when Melody was taken from me. My mind nearly followed as well. After that, I swore off feelings and lived every day shrugging off the burdens they brought. However, with how I delved into the escapism of hallucinogenic drugs, I always had a small need to dull my feelings, if not rid myself of them completely. Life felt like a weight that I couldn't handle unless I saw it through the lens of drugs, and, as a result, I slowly deadend myself to the world around me. Melody showed me a better, happier way of living, helped me through my darkest moments and brought joy to my life. Where did that get me? No where but even worse
Seventh Realm OCT - Round 2Deep rest is something that you don't really find often when you live like I do. When every day is a struggle for your life, when everyone around you is a threat, when you could die at any second, rest is a thing that's hard to come by. You're forced to sleep with one eye open, just in case someone comes to slit your throat.Seventh Realm OCT - Round 2 by KfruntRfrunt
I spared no time learning how to live off of barely any sleep. I had never been a particularly heavy sleeper, and could function off of just four hours. When I started running, I managed to cut this down to two. Sure, it was hell for a while, but it sure saved me to sleep so little. I've mastered the art of sensing things in my sleep, and can wake myself up at the slightest rustling. It leads to some awful sleepless nights, but when there is a psychotic, mask-wearing minion of an eldritch abomination readying a knife to plunge into your heart, you tend to stop caring about things like a good nights rest.
However, when I laid down in the bed provided me in Heaven, I