It must have been his surgery that caused the nightmares. He always found himself in the dark alone. No, not quite alone. There was another presence, something hiding in the shadows. The Wraith.
“What do you want? Where are you?”
He could feel his heart pounding in his chest. He was sweating. “Don’t come near me. Leave me alone.”
The Wraith said nothing. It made no sound at all, but he knew it was out there stalking him.
He turned and ran, stumbled over something and fell. Then he got up and ran again.