E/O challenge: relax

Tag to BUABS. (I know it's been done a thousand times and better but....)

Words: 100 on the nose!

Disclaimer: I'm just borrowing to play.


Sam jumped at the sound of the car backfiring. Then images of the past week assaulted his mind.

'His outstretched arm holding a gun, aiming at the one person he could never hurt. He felt his finger squeeze the trigger and saw his brother go down.

Suddenly Sam found himself on the ground trying to get air into his cramping lungs. "ugh..."

"Sam, hey, look at me. You gotta relax dude. You're going to hyperventilate. Just breath with me OK? Nice and slow. In...out...in...out. There you go. Now, you want to tell me what that was all about?"