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Overhead a jagged hole recedes across the man’s field is vision. He feels himself tumbling, cartwheeling slowly, heels over head, his eyes straining against greenish shadows to keep sight of this vital opening.  But it is beyond grasp now and growing smaller.  There is pressure against his eardrums yet he hears nothing, not after the sudden crack and wet shock of the splash.

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Yukon Alone: The World’s Toughest Adventure Race by John Balzar

This makes me feel claustrophobic and panicked. What does it make you feel? Keep reading or pass?