Dani and Sally went to play at the lake only to find it frozen, so they ran back home and brought their ice skates to the rink. Their pet fox, Pete, tagged along. Dani and Sally laughed as they skated and fell. and got right back up as the sun’s light shone brighter. Pete did fairly well, the girls thought. Maybe it was his sweater that made the difference.
Dani gained speed and did a toe loop and she fell through the ice. She flailed in panic. Sally cried loudly, unable to see her sister’s panic or hear the cracking ice beneath her. In seconds, only bubbles were in Sally’s place. Dani flailed and splashed in greater panic, fearing she would have the same fate.
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