The moment she saw the marble floor, Layla knew she was in trouble. It would be a miracle if she managed to navigate that vast expanse in her stilettos. She imagined a dozen pair of eyes watching her as she took one gingerly step after the other. She’d almost made it, when the inevitable happened- she tripped, landed on her back and slid right across the lobby.
She wished she could become invisible, but this was no fairy-tale. Instead she did the only thing she could. “That was some ride, wasn’t it”, she said. And laughed. They laughed with her.
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