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-