Me: [laying peacefully in my bed about to fall asleep]
Brain: hey remember the chair fic? here’s a whole passage from it that you remember for some reason
Me: [immediately horrified, is wide awake and stares at ceiling for the remainder of the night]
“When the Japanese were coming, my husband put me and the boys on a boat to Australia to evacuate. There were two boats leaving that day and we got on the first one. But before departure, I realised one of the boys had left his comfort pillow on the dock, so we went back out to get it. He would be inconsolable without it.
Well we found the pillow but before we could get back to our seats