She was tucked in and left in darkness, clutching her elephant. Light flashed through her window. She slid out of bed. Outside the window, the tree was illuminated. She climbed out and down. From the last branch, she jumped. Her father was waiting. She laughed and ran to him but then slowed. Fear flashed on her face. To the back door. Tugging hard, she found it locked. He lunged. To the front door. His breathing followed. It was locked too. She blindly ran. He caught her, she screamed. Lights flickered. He hid her well. Screams rang. Then, she stopped.