Exhausted from a full days’ brainwashing

Even though she had finally mustered the strength to rip off the headphones, she could still hear that voice…that word, in her head, that feeling of…

Static. Static. Static.

She struggled to reopen her eyes, but failed. She struggled to move her fingers, to fling the headphones across the room, but could not. Static poured from the headphones now lying harmlessly away from her. Static throughout her entire mind. Static from her lips.

“Static. Static. Static…”