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

Sky High 28: One of the Crew

Slowly but surely the plane was emptying. The woman who had refused to enter the bridge earlier now wrestled her way through the queue to go in. Continue reading Sky High 28: One of the Crew

Sky High 27: It’s a Jet Bridge

Screams erupted in the cabin and Bianca clutched Gary tighter before releasing him and rushing out of the cockpit. Continue reading Sky High 27: It’s a Jet Bridge

Sky High 26: The Job

This plane was a 737, a brand new shiny one with Emirates printed on its side. And it was falling fast. Continue reading Sky High 26: The Job

Sky High 25: Meltdown

Samantha was busy in the tiny galley moving food from one place to another but Bianca only glanced at her before going up to aisle towards the cockpit. She couldn’t help her deal with the confirmation of their death. They all had to deal with it themselves. Continue reading Sky High 25: Meltdown

Sky High 24: Ghosts

Michael made to go to the boy but Charles held him back.

“I’ll go,” he said quietly. “It’s okay.”

Michael nodded and made way for him. Continue reading Sky High 24: Ghosts