The Edge of Darkness

  In the Dark I awake, dizzy, on a cold, hard floor. My head spins and throbs, my body nauseous, stiff and strange. It takes all my strength to sit up slowly, and open my eyes. The world stays dark, with no trace of light anywhere around me. Am I blind? I struggle to stay conscious, and fight to open my energy sight. I push through the dull darkness, and the energy world flashes into place, but not as I’ve seen it before. Blinding light assaults me, and I slump to the floor, too dizzy now to even raise my head. I let the spinning floor hold my body, and wait for the intense energy to dim. When my energy sight clears, I’m inside a small, round building. A platform stands, fifty feet above the water, covered with a blue crystal half-sphere, surrounded by a hundred miles of ocean. I…

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