Switching things up a bit today and posting six lines from a secondary character's POV. The background here is that this character's family has been kidnapped and abused in order to force the character to do something for the kidnappers. This snippet takes place immediately after he receives news his family has been rescued. There's actually more than six sentence. But I figured the fact so many are one word sentences makes up for that. lol
The first inhalation burned his throat, but the second came easier. By the third, feeling had crept into his chest—his heart.
Although the emotion wasn’t one he’d expected. He’d expected joy, relief, thankfulness. Instead, shame spread through him. It burst from his heart and spread out in ripples.
He’d failed them. Everyone.
Amy. The boys. The agency. All the passengers on that fucked up flight.
He’d failed every last one of them.
As always you can find the rest of the SSS participants here.