The car whispered against the road. This far out, the only part of the road that was visible was the small segment the headlights touched.
In the distance, another car’s headlights shone briefly, and then were gone.
“It’s kind of spooky,” Shannon said, lifting her feet and tucking them under her.
“What is?” Dan was concentrating on driving.
“It’s like there’s nothing but the headlights, and everything else is just inky and dark. Like we’re on a little island over a void.”
“You’re being dramatic,” said Dan. “Look.” He flicked off the lights.
The car lurched and began to fall…
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