To Hell and Back

English Studies Pathway, PGCE, QUB
15th February 2024

Burning alive hurts more than you think.

Hellfire licked the bottom of my skirt. I knew that Nathaniel had tied those ropes too tight. If I wasn’t too busy screaming I would have definitely seen the smug look on his face.

Who would have known that showing a bit of ankle would have gotten you this far?

I don’t know what’s worse; the smell of the smoke or burning flesh. I closed my eyes. 

Satan, take me away from this.

“I shall not fear Hell, Hell shall fear me.”

A strong wind began to blow and the flames began to bellow around me. The flames turned into the figure of Satan and he consumed me whole. 

All of a sudden I woke up and I could hear the sound of wailing demons and could see lights and moving machinery. 

“Well love, you’ve got yourself into a bit of a pickle…”