PediophobiaImagine a road, a long, narrow road.
Gnarly broken branches line the way, but there are no trees.
[Have you formed a picture in your mind?]
Now extinguish the sun, and illuminate your path with a car's headlights.
You are driving the car down this deserted road in the dark.
[Zoom out for a moment to see the bigger picture.]
Your car, on a narrow road, with the edges of a cliff on either side, no railings, no bars.
[Is an uneasiness settling in the pit of your stomach?]
You keep driving, slowly, carefully--one false move could send you falling,
Falling into the black.
[Better not close your eyes]
Up ahead you see a great pile of wood directly strewn out across your constricted path.
You slow to a complete stop several feet away.
Hesitantly, you step out of the car and begin walking towards it.
Your shadow stretches in front of you. There is no sound, just the rapid beating of your heart in your chest.
As you near the mass, you make out shapes of detached arms, legs, heads, and torsos, b