And as I sat on the train, midnight fast approaching, I had this sinking feeling in my stomach. I don't want to go back.
The only reason I returned is that I wanted to be together with Odessa tonight. And here she was, waiting for me. I'm not surprised; she usually returns around the time I'm trying to go to bed. Got home a couple of hours later tonight.
Anyway.. today was tiring. Despite fortifying my sleep with Stilnoct, I still woke up a couple of times during the night. Tired all the way to the hospital, tired during the brief examination, tired while waiting for the bus back home.. called my mom and asked if it would be okay if I visited today, made a change of plans and spent the rest of the day with family. Could have stayed over, but I didn't want Odessa to worry about me.
For once I was happy it had snowed. Footprints showed someone had left the house and not returned. I feel rather at ease right now, but I know it's not all that uncommon for the vile one to get back here around 2-3 at night.