1| Descents Into Hell
The glass cracked as the windshield imploded. Blistering shards of glass showered over me as we ploughed straight through the guard rail.
Without warning, the sky was not just above me, but all around. Then the world went still, with a silence I couldn’t measure in minutes or seconds as it seemed to last forever. My body jolted as the seat-belt locked into place, crushing the air from my lungs.
The last sound was the snap of bone and the sickening thud of your head hitting the steering wheel. The last thing I saw was you. I counted your freckles. You had one, the same as the number of red lights you’d just ran through.
I knew in an instant you were probably dead.