QuicksandA girl slips and falls into a pool of quicksand.Quicksand by LordOfTheRingsFan
Her friends all rush over to help her, but she's sinking fast. They throw her a rope and pull as hard as they can; the quicksand doesn't relinquish any control.
The girl doesn't try to help. She knows they will get her out.
One friend, seeing her attitude, lets go of the rope quietly and walks away without looking back. The girl notices, but says nothing.
She doesn't care.
The girl slips down a bit farther; her friends pull harder.
Still, the girl says nothing.
Another friend leaves in disgust. Then another, and another. One by one, all of the girl's friends abandon her to her fate, until only one friend remains.
The girl looks into her friend's eyes… and says nothing.
The friend pauses, and then releases the rope.
The girl, only now realizing her peril, cries out for help, clawing at the sides of the pool, flailing wildly, sinking deeper.
Her friend looks into the girl's eyes, smiles, and walks away.
The girl's screams are cut off as th