Dance with Death Chapter 2
The sound of something beeping echoed in Briseis's ears as she opened her eyes. As her sleepy vision slowly cleared she could see that she was in a hospital bed. The beeping sound, she discovered, came from the heart monitor that was beside her bed.
"Oh thank God you're awake!" she head a familiar voice speak to her. Briseis slowly turned her head as she heard someone running to her. She smiled as she saw the face of her roommate looking down at her. "Laura..." Briseis said weakly. "You okay?" she asked as she saw the dark circles under Laura's eyes.
Laura chuckled at Briseis's question. "I'm all right," she replied. "But are you all right?" Laura asked as she gently touched Briseis's hand.
Briseis looked at her a bit confused. "What do you mean? Other then feeling a bit drowsy, I feel fine," she replied. "That and I feel like your dogs have danced on my head," she added with a humorous smirk. "Did you forget to lock the door to the dogs's pen again?"
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