“As I'm gonna be.” She threw a nervous glance toward the opening that was almost four stories above her. I picked her up piggyback and she wrapped her arms around my neck and her legs encircled my waist.
“Hold on tight.” She gasped in my ear as we sprang from the floor to our makeshift doorway. I was able to get a better hold on the ledge this time, pushing up until my arms were straight. Isabel reached for a nearby pipe and used it to hoist herself onto the edge. I swung my leg over and straddled the opening.
Isabel looked down at the floor and her eyebrows raised i...
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