Looking out the side window, every crack and crevice of the earth looked intimidating as they continued their ascent. This was ridiculous Tommy thought; as he masticated his decision and sought to justify his actions to keep from combusting, or even worse, backing out. After all, they agreed to jump together before taking the final plunge into marriage. Asana was Tommy’s accomplice and alliance in everything, so when the unfasten seatbelt signal chimed it was time to do or die. The pilot gave thumbs up indicating that they had reached the right altitude. Tommy double checked the straps on his leather harness and pulled on his goggles to protect his vision and then moved into a basic straddle position with his head, shoulders, hips and ankles in line with the earth below and exited the plane into an exhilarating free fall pivoting his body in 360-degree rotations before reaching speeds of 110 MPH as he flew through the turbulent air and life, head first.
In response to Wordle #48 – February 16, 2015, prompt by Mindlovemiserys’s.