TDW: Fear in the VoidThomas spent a grand total of ten minutes in the Dark Ocean before he was convinced he loathed the place.TDW: Fear in the Void by VelkynKarma
It was oppressive. Thomas had had his bad days in the past—he had moved so often with his family and been the new kid so often there was no way he was unfamiliar with them. But this place...it felt like it dug down into your worst thoughts, deepest fears, and blackest emotions, and tried to pull them out of you. It sucked.
As if the place wasn’t bad enough, the situation was worse. A rescue mission should have been exciting. They were going to rescue some of the greatest Digimon teams ever, the way Em put it, and they were finally going to bring them home after years. The combined might of the Arcanum wasn’t going to be stopped, not when they were going in under a united assault. But it didn’t feel like an upcoming moment if triumph. It felt...off. Wrong.
Thomas was sure at least part of that was this oppressive world digging into his brain, but that