Title: THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD THROUGH A PADDED ROOM
Genre: YA Psychological Thriller
Word Count: 48k
A drug induced, comatose journey into her own mind is Sophie’s last chance. The experimental therapy is her final, desperate attempt at normal. Now all she has to do is survive it.
The door locked with a bang, sounding way too much like a prison door being slammed. Looking around, there was nothing but white, so bright it was blinding. She had to squint to take it in. Not that there was much to see. Just the soft walls and ceiling, padded into gigantic tic-tac-toe grids. It was as creepy and clinical as she had imagined.
Sophie was officially in the crazy room. Sadly, this was the only place left in the world for her. The only thing missing was the straight jacket.
She heard them slide the little blue pill through the slot in the door. This would be the only communication from anyone until the process was over, which could be days. The sliding of pills and food though the slot. But there was no food now. Not even water. Just the tiny blue pill. She gagged. She hated swallowing pills without water