In the Thick of it - Chapter 13In the Thick of it - Chapter 13
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After quietly sitting in his spot, leaning against the back of the couch, with his head hanging low and his arms crossed, Joker finally found the inner strength to raise his head. He absently glanced around the room. It all looked so sparkling, shiny, new and... empty. The same place that had looked so inviting when they had first arrived seemed so dark and cold to him now.
His eyes rested on what seemed to be a state-of-the-art sound system. He walked towards it, mainly to see if his initial assumption was correct. Out of curiosity, he pressed the 'on' button on the device and the radio station stored in the memory system came up automatically. A melody gently faded in through the speakers hidden around the room...
"[...] I'm so afraid of waking
Please, don't shake me
afraid of waking
Please, don't shake me...""
He slowly walked to the window, glancing at the bright lights outside while listening to the song;
"Now that we're here, it's so far away
All the struggle we thought