When the sky was a quarter of the way down, Julia realised her error. Four hours of hiking without encountering another soul should have been a clue. All on account of being on autopilot, mindlessly putting one foot in front of the other.
“An easy hike, why avoid it?” Julia asked. “Oh right… something about a mountain.”
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