Saturday, September 04, 2010
Their hands linked, they fought against the flow of people. So what if it was dangerous up there? It was dangerous everywhere. In minutes, it wouldn't matter. The crowd thinned after a few flights, and by the time they had reached the top floor, the building was deserted. Giving her hand a squeeze, he opened the door. The sirens were louder now, and the meteor's harsh red glow cast everything into a hellish light. Ignoring it all, they walked to the edge and sat, legs dangling. Arms around each other, they waited for the end. She smiled at him. A tear fell.