Anna stares into the mirror, sadly. She thought that all her questions would be answered, but she was wrong. This is going to be a lot harder than she imagined.
As hours pass by, Anna remains awake, unable to fall asleep. She thinks about what the reflection in the mirror said. “In time, Anna.” keeps repeating in Anna’s head. “In time?” What does that even mean and how long would Anna have to wait? And how bad could it really be?
It seems like the mirror doesn’t want to tell Anna everything right away. Maybe she’s trying to protect Anna, but why would her own reflection do that.
Anna gazes over at the big glass window. She looks out and admires large clouds forming in the sky. Anna smiles quickly before dropping her eyes from the window. She glances into the mirror in sorrow. Anna lays her head down, waiting for the sun to come up.
A couple hours later, Anna is asleep, and the sun is shining. Suddenly she hears a noise that wakes her up. “Hello?” Anna calls out loudly, hoping, this time, someone would answer her. “Hello?” Anna calls out again. No one answers. Anna sighs.
“I know someone is up there. Why won’t they answer me?” Anna asks annoyed.
Anna wishes that someone would finally answer her, instead of avoiding her. She hates being lonely and talking to a mirror, isn’t exactly good company.
“They’re waiting for the right time.” The voice replies.
The right time? The right time for what? Anna thinks in her head. Anna squints, trying to figure out what the voice in the mirror is talking about.
“The right time?” When is the right time?” Anna asks.
“I see we’re playing twenty questions again.” The voice answers avoiding the issue. This ignoring the question thing is beginning to annoy Anna intensely.
“I’m just trying to get my memory back. I can’t do that if you don’t answer my questions.” Anna responds upset.
“That’s somewhat true.” The voice says.
“What do you mean somewhat true?” Anna asks, hoping to get a straight answer. Anna wishes the mirror would stop playing games and get to the point.
“There are other ways Anna,” The voice suggests.
“Like what?” Anna asks.
“Have you tried closing your eyes and focusing? It may help.” The voice implies.
“Yeah. I’ve tried. It doesn’t work. (Pauses). I’m beginning to think you don’t want to tell me.” Anna says rudely, staring into the mirror. Anna may be right. It still seems as if the mirror is hiding something.
“I’m not hiding anything Anna. I just want you to realize what you’re getting yourself into.” The voice replies.
“I know what I’m getting into.” Anna answers.
Anna knows what she wants and what she’s prepared for, so she thinks. All she wants to know is what’s going on inside the castle and how she can escape out of this dark basement. It won’t be easy, but trying is better than doing nothing.
“That’s just it. You have no idea.” The voice says.
“You’re trying to save me?” Anna stares into the mirror curiously.
Why would the mirror be trying to save Anna? What could the mirror possibly have to gain? It seems like more secrets keep popping up that may go deeper than Anna thought.
“I’m in between Anna.” The voice replies back.
In between? How can you be in between saving someone and not saving someone? Everything is so much more complicated.
“Tell me. When will be the right time?” Anna asks.
“When you’re ready.” The voice explains.
“How do I know when I’m ready?” Anna asks.
“You’ll know.” The voice replies.
“I am ready now!” Anna shouts. She becomes angry.
What does the mirror keep hiding from Anna? And why isn’t she giving her straight answers? These are all questions that remain with Anna. Hopefully, she will find out the truth soon and be able to escape.