The Livvy Monster

I don’t know exactly how I thought they would be able to protect me from the monster, but as far as I was concerned, my parents were forcefields of safety and that fire monster could go f$%# itself.

As I lay there between my parents, I felt a gigantic flood of relief.

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Inexplicably, the feeling of complete immunity to danger made me extremely energetic.

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I didn’t need sleep; all I needed was safety.

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It was intoxicating.

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And in the morning, despite having slept very little, I’d wake up feeling recharged and ready to rampage

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Unfortunately, my parents were not high out of their minds on feelings of invulnerability, and they did need sleep.

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