Another glimpse a past memory, one of being bitten on his neck, causes him to flinch and he jumps back to reality. It was literally a second, no more of a flash, but it seems that it took place at night, under street lights. It felt as if he was surrounded by hundreds of them, with teeth and clawing nails everywhere. He looks around panicked, his heart pounds and shivers run down his spine.
What the hell was that? Was that the bite?
Looking up and down the street he feels as if he needs to be on guard all of a sudden, but there is nobody there. While imagining a fight against a group of enemies, his subconscious had raised the bar. Outdoing him in the simulation game.
The window rattles slightly in the wind and his