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Why I Prefer the Dark (rewritten)

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A boy recalls his story of how he got his mind-reading abilities and his relation with the darkness. Reading time: 60 minutes. Now also available on Wattpad. Why I Prefer the Dark . Chapter One - The Mind Reader I t was dark. Peaceful and comfortable. I liked it there but it hadn't always been the same. As a kid, I was too scared of the dark. Never slept with lights off because I was afraid that an arm with sharp long fingers would stretch out from any of those ghastly shadows or those dense, tenebrous corners and drag me into their endless world of fear and trauma. I was always concerned not to drink anything before I went to bed so I would not have to wake up and go to the bathroom in the middle of the night. And yet it did not do any good. On many of those silent nights, I woke up thirsty but the kitchen was much closer than the bathroom from my bedroom so it went a little too good until I turned ten. That year when the summer holidays were just about to start, my mothe

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