The sun was just starting to set as I drove home from work, tired and eager to get home. It had been a long day, and at this point I just wanted to relax. Working in retail was not what I wanted to do at all, but it was the only work I could find. After hearing complaint after complaint from customers, I just wanted a nice, relaxing evening. As I drove into the shadow of a hill, my gaze drifted across the cityscape. Little did I know, the quiet evening I had wanted was most certainly not going to happen.
I pulled into the parking space closest to my apartment and got out, too quickly it seems, as I got a bit dizzy as I stood up. I could hear a slight ringing in my ear as I placed a hand on the door to steady myself and waited for it to pass. It felt like the world was spinning around me, and I could feel slight burning sensation in my stomach. I could see my face looking as if it was in pain in the side mirror, and my medium-length sandy blonde hair was falling into my eyes a bit. I re