|Moment of Awesome - Doreen Green: The Dark Phoenix: In the midst of the greatest battle of their lives, it's the small losses that can sometimes be overlooked.
Doreen scrambled to her hands and knees and crawled over, picking up her friend with shaking hands. There was no mistaking the stillness of death.
"No! No no no! NOOO!" Dori screamed, her throat almost raw, "Wake up, come on, Monkey Joe, wake up! I'll give you anything, just wake up! All the nutella I can buy, anything, please, wake up. Please?!" she sobbed, holding the small squirrel to her chest, tears blurring her vision.
"Wake up. Please wake up."