It was still raining heavily when I pulled into the parking lot at my building, I had driven a little bit faster than usual, scared by the lightning, and the electric pole burning. I was still shaken and as I stopped the engine I let out a sigh of relief. I turned to Michael, surprised by the amusement I could see on his face, his eyes were dancing with suppressed laughter.
“What’s so funny?” I asked him, suddenly embarrassed by my show of panic.
“I didn’t know you were so scared of lightning.” He said, smiling. “It was interesting to watch, especially when you started driving like we were escaping a gang of assassins.”
I pursed my lips. “I should have stayed there and waited for the power cables to fall on the car.” I said. “I’m sure you would have found that very funny.”
“Well it couldn’t have killed us.” He said smugly. “There’s no power.”… Read more