Finding Paradise (chapter 10)

I don’t know how long I had been asleep, it didn’t feel like long at all.

As I woke, I realised that something was terribly wrong. Ray held my shoulder and was shaking it quite violently.

“I know you are not asleep,” he hissed.

I had been, and quite nicely too, and now I was awake and I had to get my wits about me, quickly by the looks of it.