" <So you're gonna do it?> Adam looked at me, his sunblazed cheeks aglow with a daring smile.
I was sitting on Joey's damp towel near the lower bank of the gorge, squinting at the large rock wall fifty feet away, my hands propped behind me on a cool patch of grassy ground. Light sparkled off the rippling water swirling in a deep pool before us, flashing me a warning I would never decode. Joey was there, tangled in the message, floating on his back and squirting water up from his mouth like he was some lazy fountain.
<I said I'd... "