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dawnvalley
dawnvalley Amateur Storyteller
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For today's prompt "video games", I tried to create an imaginary confession from a video game addict.

False Achievements

by dawnvalley

People told me that I'm addicted,

People told me that I'm addicted, that I spent most of my time in front of the screens.

I locked myself in my room,

I locked myself in my room, right after my school just ended.

People were wondering how I could do that nearly all the time.

People were wondering how I could do that nearly all the time. People were thinking that I could only get joy from video games,

People were wondering how I could do that nearly all the time. People were thinking that I could only get joy from video games, that I didn't really appreciate what real life had given me.

Well, the truth is,

Well, the truth is, I didn't really get joy or happiness from playing these things.

I had been trying to appreciate the truth and the reality out there.

I had been trying to appreciate the truth and the reality out there. But it turns out that those truths and realities were the one that didn't appreciate me.

I had tried living and adapting in this world, until I had grown tired of it.

I could get all of those high scores in nearly all of the video games.

I could get all of those high scores in nearly all of the video games. But I couldn't even get a B in one of those tests.

I could get all of those high scores in nearly all of the video games. But I couldn't even get a B in one of those tests. Do you think I haven't tried studying all for those exams by staying up all night?

I could get those combos in those fighting games.

I could get those combos in those fighting games. But I couldn't defend myself against those bullies in my school.

I could get those combos in those fighting games. But I couldn't defend myself against those bullies in my school. Do you think I haven't tried fighting them back?

I could get those chats and talks by interacting with NPCs.

I could get those chats and talks by interacting with NPCs. But I couldn't get a single friend in this real life.

I could get those chats and talks by interacting with NPCs. But I couldn't get a single friend in this real life. Do you think I haven't tried to talk with the students in my school?

I could get the thrills of playing those sports games,

I could get the thrills of playing those sports games, But I couldn't even get chosen by a team when playing dodge ball.

I could get the thrills of playing those sports games, But I couldn't even get chosen by a team when playing dodge ball. Do you think I haven't tried running, circling that soccer field many times to improve my athletic ability?

Dear reality,

Dear reality, I never want to be like this,

Dear reality, I never want to be like this, living by myself in a virtual world,

Dear reality, I never want to be like this, living by myself in a virtual world, running away from all responsibilities.

Dear reality,

Dear reality, please, I need some treatments,

Dear reality, please, I need some treatments, why are your standards so high?

Dear reality, please, I need some treatments, why are your standards so high? And why do you let me sink into these false achievements?

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