The Avīci Niraja

Thud.
Left leg forward.
Thud.
Right leg forward.
Thud.
Repeat.
Thud.
Spine curved, shoulders lowered.
Thud.
Eyes unable to look up; everything seen is the rocky slope.
Thud.
Almost there.
Thud.
Ah, smoother road.
Thud.
One more step.
Thud.
Bang.
Massive sack thrown onto the ground; air made sandy.
Flat land.
Finally eyeing up.
Welcome to the bottom of another bouldery mountain.