"Oh lord," she whispered. "Pray for us. I need you, this whole world needs you! Please do not leave me here to die!"

Fire erupted around her. Suddenly she couldn't speak. Her mouth tasted like ashen embers. She was getting weaker as each minute passed.

Who would protect her, if not her lord?!

The ceiling of the cave, started to crash down. She couldn't continue to do nothing. The place threatened to bury her alive!

"Oh lord," "Please do not leave me here to die!"

"It's useless," a low, feminine voice called from the shadows. A small dark, woman emerged. She looked exactly like the frightened young lady, albeit with a few differences. Her hair was straighter and a deeper dark brown. The frightened woman had lighter, more curly hair.

"He's not listening anymore,," she warned.

"What are you talking about?!" the other woman demanded, her voice echoing off the cave walls. "Who the hell are you?"

"My dear Anna-Marie," the darker woman soothed. Anna stepped back in alarm.

"How in the world did you know my name?" she demanded furiously.

"Because I'm you," she whispered seductively.

"How is that possible?"

"I'm the monster inside of you. I'm your fear, hate, doubt, anger, frustration, depression. I'm your body's enemy. I wreck horrible sickness upon you. I am your worst nightmare realized..."