He approached the instructor. “Sir, I'm having second thoughts. I--”
Without warning, the instructor opened the plane door and pushed Joel out. “Good luck! Have fun!”
Joel couldn't even speak before he soared through the air. He grabbed anything he could, looking for his parachute but certain he would die. He found the cord and pulled hard.
The. World. Stopped.
Joel gasped at the beauty below. Terror had gone, replaced by awe.