Suddenly, the corridor went black and almost as suddenly the building's emergency light switched on at the end of the corridor.

The purple-pink glow turned Sam into an apparition resembling a ghost.

His defensive posture seemed like an assault to an ususpecting visitor at the end of the hallway. But Sam was not an aggressor. He was just terrified, trying to defensively claw at an enemy that was no more than a dark corridor.

He heard the faint sounds of giggling. How could that be, he wondered? What is funny about this darkness where any direction could lead to a collision with something unpleasent.

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