You know those dreams where you are falling forever? The dreams where you are so close to touching the ground but when you reach it, you wake up to reality?
I was falling through the sky, the clouds passing by as fast as light. I saw the ground approaching, and tugged the parachute chord a little.
But not too hard.
This wasn't a dream. And I wasn't going to wake up.
I heard my friend call into my headpiece, "PULL THE CHUTE! PULL IT!"
I didn't want to wake up... I wanted to fall asleep.
I saw the ground approach-