Disaster in Room 121

by Stovohobo
originally published at 04:31PM on Sunday, October 07, 2007

Immediately, doctors flooded the room, checking every piece of equipment in a frenzy.

“Her heart rate’s almost off the charts!”

“Get Clark on that IV, now!”

“Convulsions!”

Mrs. St. Paul was thrashing around, gripping the sheets with a furious strength. It was an eerie copy of Adrien’s experience earlier in the ER. He backed into a corner, feeling his eyes changing, and sank to the ground.

Greg just had time to see Adrien in the corner before he was shoved out of the room with Vicky. Somehow, the doctors had overlooked Adrien in the chaos and left him backed up against the cold white walls.

Suddenly, the machine’s beep dropped to normal, Mrs. St. Paul sat up, calm, and the doctors stopped.

The frail woman lifted a finger at Adrien, still huddled in the corner. He looked up.

“Adrien St. Paul,” she gasped, “you…are my son.”

With that, her eyes faded, she fell back against her pillow, and the steady beep of the EEG went flat.

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Comments

  • from THX 0477:

    Not bad. Very dramatic. Not sure about the ‘you are my son’ line, but maybe I’m just being nit-picky.

  • from Stovohobo:

    Well, it’s fine if you don’t like it, but I’m crying now. Really, it’s fine! Really…[sniff]. Seeing as it’s…as it’s…oh, it’s the biggest line in the series! Waaaahhhh, oh, boo, I say! Boo-hoo!

  • from Kermitgorf:

    aww she died, and don’t cry Stovo, I enjoyed it, it works for the story. excellent as usual.

  • from artistsrunwild:

    I KNEW IT !!
    i figured out from the last ficlet in this series
    nice twist that she died

    poor mrs st. paul….i didnt really like her though…so no hard feelings from me

  • from Alexa ♥:

    I liked it too. I hope the doctors can revive her so she can talk about his father.

  • from THX 0477:

    Wheee, I made someone cry! I get in so much trouble when I do that at work.

  • from Stovohobo:

    Ha, I would imagine so…

  • from blueyedwonder:

    i liked the story but the comments were better, no ‘fense…you are twisted, THX . “Wheeeeee…”

  • from User 6268:

    Great stuff stove

  • from One Time, One Chance:

    hahha, i agree w/ blueyedwonder.. whee? i haven’t said tht in years. and tht’s an insult, seeing as i’m 12.
    ~
    i soo knew it=]