I open my eyes to steady myself and there, on the right side of me, where the balcony was only moments ago empty, stands a woman. She is standing much as I was, wistfully staring across the ocean. She is thin with long flowing black hair, similar to my own tightly secured hair. I see her pressing forward into the ledge. I see her chest heave as she takes a deep breath, lifting her face into the sky.
Just as I begin to feel an eerie sense of familiarity with the woman, a man steps out onto the balcony. I feel my breath catch in my chest as I dip sl