I was 14 around the time my friend and I were sleeping in my basement one weekend. When we tried to go to bed however, I heard a low, almost growling noise. It sounded almost like heavy breathing coming from the far side of the room.
I was frightened, but my friend was asleep, so I told myself it was her snoring. Even then I had an odd feeling that we were being watched.
Shortly after, I began seeing red and orange floating lights coming from across the room. They moved without an exact path, but then flew quickly around in the air before blinking out or disappearing.
I couldn't sleep, even though it was probably 1:45 A.M. The breathing finally faded, even though the feeling of being watched didn't.
About half an hour later or so, I heard my friend move in her sleep. When I looked over to see if she was awake, I saw a shadow. At first I thought it was just a trick of the light from the clock, but it seemed to stand out against the wall.
It sat with its back slightly towards me, hunched over. Something like a noose seemed to be wrapped around its neck. The shape was small, almost child-like, and covered in a sheet of some sort.
I stared at it for no more then thirty seconds, as it stared down at my friend. Then, the figure turned at looked at me; it seemed to have no facial