In the cabin, the party was in half swing. Everyone but Gary and Michael had helped themselves to the contents of the trolley and had munched their way happily through half a dozen sandwiches and a pack of bacon-flavoured crisps. Now the sounds of eating had gone and a more contemplative mood had settled in. Continue reading Sky High 20: Closer
Michael stood where he was for a second, staring at the back of her head, and then he went and sat in his seat. Continue reading Sky High 19: I’m fine
“I’m sorry,” she said. “I didn’t expect this to affect you that much.” Continue reading Sky High 18: Food
“Michael!” Samantha yelled and rushed to the captain, with Charles on her heels. “Michael! Help!” Continue reading Sky High 17: Collapse
“Careful!” Samantha called.
Gabrielle crawled along the turbine until she reached the wing. There, she first stood on all fours and then carefully straightened up. Continue reading Sky High 16: Stairs
“Hi. Welcome back. How do you feel?” The words came out as fast a string of bullets. He put his hand on hers. “Are you okay?” Continue reading Sky High 15: Useless Information
Everyone on the beach looked up. Michael burst out laughing.
“Get the plane out? How are we going to do this?” Rob said. Gabrielle and he sat on the ground a few feet from Charles and Gary. Samantha stood nearby, watching the afternoon sun’s slanting rays on the water. Now she turned to look at Bianca, as wide-eyed as everyone else. Continue reading Sky High 14: The Fattest Dragonfly in the World
Bianca stared after him for a second before turning her attention to those with the sensible take on events. Continue reading Sky High 12: Civilisation
“Hello, everyone. We will need to make an emergency landing, which you’re probably not surprised to hear. But there’s one thing you need to know. We’ll be landing in a lake.” Continue reading Sky High 10: Survivors
“Okay. Let’s talk business. I have no idea if we’re dead or alive but if we’re flying in circles someone must have programmed it and it wasn’t me.” Continue reading Sky High 9: Preparing to Ditch