Sky High 38: Out of the Fog, into the Void

They were in complete synchrony. There was no need for Bianca to instruct him when to prepare for takeoff. He felt the plane as deeply as she did. And it made the load of it lighter as with a deeper roar the engines propelled the plane into the air and more of the milky fog. Continue reading Sky High 38: Out of the Fog, into the Void

Sky High 37: Fly This Mamma Bird

“Okay, what do we do?”

Captain Imran was all business when he returned to his seat in the cockpit. He grabbed the yoke and looked up to Bianca. Continue reading Sky High 37: Fly This Mamma Bird

Sky High 36: A Vanishing Act

Bianca glanced at the closed door of the cockpit. The sensation that something wasn’t right sharpened and twisted inside her.

“And you’ve been suspended here for how long? Any idea?” Continue reading Sky High 36: A Vanishing Act

Sky High 35: A Mystery

A knock on the door made them all turn their heads. Bianca opened to see Samantha, with Marcello peering from behind her. He seemed to always be around her as if she could protect him from any unfortunate turn of events. Continue reading Sky High 35: A Mystery

Sky High 34: The Lost Flight

Bianca snatched her shirt from the ground, put it on and started buttoning. Michael pulled his underwear and trousers on with no rush, leaving his own shirt last. Continue reading Sky High 34: The Lost Flight

Sky High 33: There’s Always Next Time

Samantha lost hold of Michael’s left arm and he used it to push back at Rob while Samantha tried to grab it again. Gary slipped out of his row of seats and went to stand next to Marcello. There were now two Vitruvian men at the mouth of the tunnel. Continue reading Sky High 33: There’s Always Next Time

Sky High 32: Winning Time

The line of passengers was thinning, the crowd turned into a trickle of people and then there were none left. Rob sat on the nearest seat and rubbed his forehead. Marcello, the Anglican priest, peered into the tunnel. Continue reading Sky High 32: Winning Time

Sky High 31: Everyone Goes Somewhere

A while later the knock on the door came again, more urgent. Michael opened it. Continue reading Sky High 31: Everyone Goes Somewhere

Sky High 30: Crowd Control

“Hello,” Michael said loudly. Those nearest to the Flight 311 crew zeroed in on the uniform and advanced on him, raining questions and observations. Continue reading Sky High 30: Crowd Control

Sky High 29: The Worst Crash in History

The plane took off once again, passed through the fog that was the mountain overlooking the lake, and emerged on the other side into a night sky that quickly began lightening up until, a few seconds later, it looked like late afternoon. Fog weaved in the air marring the view. What it did reveal as the 737 swam lower was flat and barren ground below, with a long grey stretch running through it. Continue reading Sky High 29: The Worst Crash in History