The world is moving too fast.
Lai can't work out what's going on, but suddenly it's no longer sunny, warm, a perfect day in a perfect world. It's cold, dark, and something is going very badly wrong.
Someone says something, too quick and quiet for her ears to pick up. And then there's a sharp pain in her arm, a needle, something cold being forced into her veins.
And then she doesn't remember anything for a long, long time.