Of Excitement and Last Breaths (Short Story)

I could feel the last burst of energy drain out of her as she went limp in my hands. I released her neck and stood up straight. I stretched my spine; she had been much stronger than I expected. I touched my forehead where she had hit me with her phone and felt a lump beginning to form. I brought my hand to my eyes. No blood. I looked around.

What a mess.

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