By Emma Kavanagh
Blood stains the carpet of an empty residence. A entrance door slams at the back of a mom with a suitcase packed with secrets and techniques. anyone screams. A aircraft falls out of the sky.
Cecilia made the toughest choice of her lifestyles moments earlier than she stepped onto the airplane that may carry her global crashing down. Her marriage was once failing ahead of even getting off the floor, and her determined have to begin over has pushed her to desert her kin. Now, as her airplane plummets towards the floor, she needs she had given her son one final kiss goodbye. As tragedy meets secret, Cecilia and 3 others, every one being affected by their very own secrets and techniques, turn into attached on one fateful evening while lives are misplaced within the sky and at the floor.
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She quickly rappelled down the side of the mine shaft. She landed hard, but kept her balance. “Impressive,” Sean said, his voice strained. “I live to impress you,” Lucy said as she removed the harness. She wasn’t one for playful banter, especially when she was so tense, but it relaxed Sean. Little light made it down this far and she turned on the flashlight. He’d pulled himself into a slumped position against the rock and dirt wall. She smelled blood, and looked at Sean. Wood protruded from his leg, and his jeans were soaked in blood.