Today’s post is the first part of a three-part series. It is a guest post by Elenamia.
Content note for graphic description of assault by a stranger.
What is your worst nightmare? Killer bees? Going naked in front of strangers? Zombie attack?
Mine was being stalked by another human being. Having a stranger imbued with intelligence and malice coming for me, trapping me, me getting away, him coming at me, again. Almost always a male, always with large hands and quick movements, often silent. Immune to reason. Coiled, like a rattler but silent like a cobra, powerful like an anaconda, silently coming coil after coil from out of the dark.
And there it was. My worst nightmare. On the clean, well-lit corner of 2nd and Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, springing at me from amidst the crowd. Continue reading