“The last thing Sophia Perkins expected to do today was to tuck her head between her knees and prepare for the possibility of a crash landing. Damn her father for insisting he could fly from the mainland ahead of the storm.
With her arms wrapped around her legs, she remained calm and dared to raise her head for a moment. Pellets of rain slammed against the triple layer of plexiglass. From this altitude, only the tops of the giant Kapok trees were visible through the torrential downpour that blanketed the rainforest canopy. Their tall branches reached out for the small propjet, beckoning it closer to the dense landscape of the Pacific foothills of the island below.”
Excerpt From: Zelda Benjamin. “Chocolate & Sensibility.”
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