Scarred: Chapter 57Scarred: Chapter 57 by Tales-of-Torment
It was nearing noon when James woke up finally. He had slept horribly. His night had been filled with vivid and disturbing dreams from which there was no waking. Most of them had consisted of Seamus being tortured endlessly, a mocking notion that made it impossible for him to escape reality even in his dreams. As James now lay in bed and thought back to the night prior, his head throbbed and his heart descended. He was depressed. He’s going to be tortured every other week… James thought wretchedly, for six whole years. When it was all said and done James would be forty years old. Seamus would be thirty-five. How could he deal with this? It grieved him so to see Seamus come home after being tortured, and now he had to look forward to witnessing that two times every month.
As James sat in bed, sobbing tearlessly, he refused to look at his fiancé. He didn’t want to see the bruises. He didn’t want to see the cuts. He didn’t want to see the p