The carriage swayed gracefully, the rhythm of the wheels gently hypnotic.
The line nestled into a bluff. Beneath it, rainforest protected brilliant white sand and the Pacific Ocean.
In the distance, a whale surfaced.
As she watched, the train veered from the track, soared over the unruly trees and glided below the gentle swell.
Around her, people cried out in terror.
Emma sat up, pulled a battered notebook from her bag.
‘Don’t panic!’ she called out with authority.
‘I can write us out of this!’