There Was Light
He ran blindly into the darkness until spotting some light around a bend. He was probably relieved to have discovered a way out, but as he turned the corner, he noticed a closed-off hatch. It offered some light on the situation. He had no choice but to continue. There is a severe risk of death here. Dave was in a state of panic, his heart racing as he frantically searched for a way out. He was running out of time and he knew it. He had to find a way to escape before it was too late.
He started to look around for any possible exits, but all he could find were dead ends. He was running out of options and he was starting to feel desperate. He had to think fast and act even faster. He started to climb up the walls, searching for any openings or cracks that he could use to his advantage. He was desperate to find a way out, and he was willing to take any risk necessary to make it happen. He was determined to get out alive.