Team Building

(c) Barbara W. Beacham

When the team heard the dam explode, they knew they had limited time to make it to safety.

Mario froze. Gina had to take over. She didn’t have a clue what to do, but the others looked at her as Mario’s deputy for instructions. Rafting had been Mario’s idea. Nobody else had been keen, but Mario’d ignored their protest. In didn’t surprise Gina that the team building exercise had turned into business as usual with added mortal danger.

Gina took in their surroundings. The meadows on the right sloped downwards. They’d have to get out in between the rocks on the left bank.

If they made it out of this alive, Gina promised herself she’d instigate a mutiny.


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