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Sadly, Athena found that she could not outrun the man. She found this out the hard way. Athena had only ran a few paces forward when she looked back and there he was. Looming up behind her just like a great big shadow. She wasn’t sure what to do now, for the crazy psychotic man with a butcher's knife was right behind her. The next thing she saw was his large butcher's knife coming down in a nice clean arc toward her. It felt like time had just slowed down. Athena was able to see that his knife was gleaming , but on the blade there was a stain across the razor sharp knife. It looked like there was dried blood that had been attempted to clean off but there was some that just wouldn’t come off of his blade. She wasn’t sure how she was able to see these details in such a short matter of time. Again, she noticed the knife was coming towards her in a nice, clean arc, but now it was closer. Just seconds later, she felt a great pressure on her chest. Athena looked down and saw the blade digging into her skin, deeper and deeper. She didn’t know what to do then so she did the only thing that made sense. She screamed for her life, though she knew it would not last much longer. Her scream pierced the silence in the Forest. It was like there was an invisible glass layer surrounding them and then her scream was so high pitched that it broke the glass. Athena crumpled to the ground what felt like hours later, but she knew it was only a matter of seconds. She wanted to

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