Checking for MonstersChecking for Monsters by NightmarishPrincess
A barely audible 'mmmgh' was her only response.
A small finger in the nose roused Kasey from unconsciousness. She let out a quiet giggle at his sudden start, his eyes still closed he muttered a breathy, "Yes, Sahara."
"I uh," Sahara whispered uncertainly in the dark. "I dream bad things. Bad monster things." He felt her little weight at the edge of the bed, could hear her twisting her fingers in the sheets even with his eyes closed. He really didnt want to get up, not just yet. His eyelids were so heavy and sleep came so lightly these days.
"Wake up your mother." it came out harsher than intended, with his face pressed against the pillow.
He could hear her little footsteps on the hardwood as she leaned over to glance at her mother on the other side of him. "But Mommy's not as nice as you at night."
The corner of his mouth perked up at that, but just as quickly could feel himself fading back into the alluring comfort of sleep. Just before it could ta