Andrew’s heart thumped wildly, for he knew clearly that she alone could not prevent the fall, unless someone lent her a hand. Him. He also knew very well that he ought to pull her back as she had done for him a moment ago.
He couldn’t. All of a sudden his body became as heavy as lead.
Then the moment Andrew dreaded came. Diane lost her balance and plummeted right into the darkness. Within seconds, she had vanished from his sight.