Abby didn’t scream. Later, it would occur to her as strange: her heart had dropped she’d grabbed for the ropes around her, but she hadn’t screamed. She hadn’t made a sound. But as soon as she had any sort of handhold, she’d looked for her Livs.
They were both fine; Vic was fine, if gaping. and her shoulder was suddenly yanked as all of her weight fell onto her hands grabbing onto the thinning ropes.
The pavement was a long, long, long way below. Someone else was screaming – someone near her, someone who had been too close and was scrambling backwards, reaching for some sort of support.
Abby looked at her Livs. She looked down, down, down at the pavement. “There,” she grunted. “up there, on the left. Meet me there.”
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