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"You’re locked in a room. It’s dark and the only thing you can see is a small hole in the corner of the wall, with light streaming through."
"You’re a telemarketer making cold calls on an average work day. Except one of the calls you make today is a familiar number: Your sister’s. She’s been dead for 2 years. You still call. She answers."
"A classic 1950s sitcom plays on tv. The black and white antics that take place are equal parts funny and heartwarming. Suddenly they notice you watching them and are struck with fear. They know you, and know what you’re capable of."
"One moment you’re performing a play about a witch trial onstage. You’re on the stand defending yourself when you forget your next line. You close your eyes to try and recall it but come up blank. When you open your eyes the audience is gone. You’re in a courtroom. You’re actually on trial."
"You wake up to discover you’ve grown a third arm. The next day, a fourth. The day after, a fifth. You’re starting to run out of room for more arms. The doctor you see is equal parts unfazed and unhelpful."
"You’re listening to soft piano coming from a balcony nearby as the rumble comes once more. This time, however, the earth cracks right beneath your feet"
"It’s been ten days since time stopped. Since the world froze. You’re starting to wonder if things will ever go back, or if you’ll spend the rest of your life on the divide between past and present."
Ryan C. Robert is the writer of multiple comedy blogs, most of which are satirical and self-deprecating. He writes about his life in his personal essay series "Before Color," parodies cooking blogs in "Trish's Dishes" and posts writing prompts every single day.