The stretch of road was flooded, rain hammered down in unrelenting sheets. Others had pulled over, turned on hazards, defeated by the storm and seeking mercy.
He and his wife agreed to push forward. Slowly they drove, water climbing by inches outside, almost reaching the windows…
Then a sudden plummet – the deep blue covering their windshield, free fall in the pit of their stomachs, nosediving into unknown depths. They clutched hands and waited for the wet to break through.