Hyperion – “watcher from above” from the Greek words hyper and iôn. Hyperion was the Titan god of light. Possible nicknames: Ion, Peri, Hype.

Eyelashes brushing the metal, cold. Warped glass bends the floor.
Nothing and no one but door after door and carpet. Lots of lonely carpet.

The cool hallway air alone rushes onto your toes below – they’d probably have a better view if they could see down there on the ground with no lens to distort the light.

But neither can see what’s making the muffled sounds just off…there…or there.
Silence interrupted. Chatter, scattered. Un-pinpoint-able.

There! A slight shadow creeps from the right just out of sight.
Then a beep and a slam.

Goodnight doors and whoever is lurking behind them here in this city.



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