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The Crash

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The crash I pulled the last body out of the twisted, crumpled wreckage. There were six of us in all myself the only one conscious. I knew they would probably all be dead, but it felt instinctive to help them. They lay there; all of them in a line beside each other on the warm jungle floor .I sat down beside my friends, as I felt helpless in this maze of trees and greenery. Alone. It must have been hours until I was woken up by a gentle voice, "Andy? Andy wake up." My raw, red eyes slowly opened to see Julie "Where are we Andy?" was all she could manage. As I stood up I noticed the other bodies were still there. "They're all dead!" I think is what she mumbled, the last word turning into tears. I looked up, to see a giant green umbrella, which let the light shine down on them, Kate, Jill and Sean. ...read more.


I decided to leave the crash site and go in search of help, though deep down I knew that it was it was very unlikely that we'd find any help. We limped along together through the maze of green, her arm around my neck and mine around hers. I kept talking to Julie, firstly to try to calm her down a bit and secondly to stop her from fainting We walked aimlessly around for and hour, maybe two, I wasn't sure as time had no significance to us as we were like two tiny fish in a giant ocean. It was approaching dusk now as I heard the crickets rattle and I felt the midges my hair. Julie was very tired and I knew she needed to rest, though I didn't know where we could sleep in this vast emerald city. The sky slowly grew pale and the sun slowly disappeared, Julie, and I found a small flat clearing among the trees, where we decided to sleep. ...read more.


I fell asleep once more. The next morning I was woken by the sound of a distant helicopter. I quickly shook Julie to wake up and she too heard the faint sound of a helicopter. We listened attentively for minutes, until we realized that the sound was getting louder and louder. Finally, we caught a glimpse of the huge, grey helicopter. We leaped up in the air waving our arms frantically praying that the people onboard could see us. It passed over us and we thought our chance of survival was gone but it must have turned around as we again heard it approaching. We once again jumped around frantically in a state of pure urgency, and this time we were spotted from above. The helicopter lowered down a "saviour" rope to us and we strapped ourselves on. We arrived home to our base in Mon´┐Ż where the five of us had taken off from, on our weekly research trip to the far side of the great jungle. ...read more.

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