The wind was blowing hard. The storm was taking a toll on the plane. “The plane is going to crash,” Harry shouted.
“I don’t want to die,” Jason screamed.
“Calm down everyone, just calm down,” Steve yelled.
I knew we were trouble, big trouble. All of a sudden the plane jerked hard… Then it was dark.
I was just a young man of 22, I didn’t have a girlfriend, it just wasn’t a priority for me.
I would spend all my time on computers, hoping to be the next Steve Jobs. My friends kept bugging me to go on this trip, it would just be for a few days. I finally agreed, even though I knew their was a storm coming, but I figured we would be okay. We were going to Bermuda for a few days, just the guys.
I packed the night before, so I would be all set for the morning. I woke up earlier than usual, as I looked out the window, I could see the clouds coming in. Steve had just pulled in the driveway. I waved to him, then ran downstairs. As I grabbed my bags, the phone rang, it was mom. I let the machine pick it up, I figured I would call her in the car. Once I got in the car, I glanced in the back Harry and Jason, we’re fast asleep.
Late night? I asked Steve. “Yea, they were on the computers, like usual,” Steve replied. Awhile later, as we were driving I felt a push on my seat. I turned back to see Harry grinning. “What’s up Lucas, how ya doing?” Harry asked. From the looks of it, a lot better than you, I grinned. “Yea well, I was up late working on that damn program again, it’s always giving me trouble,” Harry replied.
“Well, there will be no computers at least for a few days. All work and no play makes Johnny a bad boy,” Steve added. You mean all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy, Lucas chimed in. “Whatever, you know what I mean,” replied Steve. Jason was finally awake. Well, I was playing late last night and I’m still a bad boy,” Jason smirked. We all laughed, we knew what Jason meant.
Even though Jason was a computer geek, when he went out, he had a personality that the girls loved. He was a ladies man, a smooth operator. I never really understood, how someone could have two split personalities. We were almost to the airport, when I remembered I needed to call mom. I dialed her number, but there was no answer, so I left her a voice mail letting her know, that I would be back in a few days.
I glanced up at the sky, there seem to be more clouds than earlier. The sky doesn’t look so good, I said to Steve.
“Don’t worry about the sky Lucas, everything’s going to be fine, just fine,” Steve replied.
*To be continued…
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