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    In Darkness – Nick Lake

    “I am the voice in the dark, calling out for your help. I am the quiet voice that you hope will not turn to silence, the voice you want to keep hearing cos it means someone is still alive. I am the voice calling for you to come and dig me out. I am the voice in the dark, asking you to unbury me, to bring me from the grave out into the light, like a zombie.” Shorty is trapped under the rumble of the hospital he was lying in when the earthquake struck. It is 2010, the country; Haiti. Shorty is 15, terrified, alone, in the darkness and hes…