Something rubbed against me. In one way it felt good. In another it was rough. At least I guess it was. I didn't know for sure because I hadn't felt much before. I do remember that I was warm and safe and cozy. The only sound was the steady thump-thump, thump-thump, thump-thump.
Then suddenly everything got light. Even with my eyes closed, the brightness hurt. I was no longer surrounded by a feeling of warmth and comfort. Instead, it became cold and a little scary. The steady thump-thump
was replaced by all sorts of strange and frightening noises.
Something touched me. It was warm and damp. It went...