Jodie had no idea what was going to happen when she slid onto the seat of the purple swing.
She was told at sixteen, her life was set to over in six months but so far it’s been seven, which meant she’d outlived expectations and that called for a celebration. “Just don’t do anything that will raise the heart-rate, okay?” Doctor Jones said during the last visit.
But what’s life without thrill?
She smiled at her mother as the ride began. It began to accelerate, so did her heart. “Whoo!” She screamed, closed her eyes, and never opened them again.