The sudden surge of water knocked them forward and apart. Ben struggled to stay on his feet as the water churned against his knees, but his bad leg gave way, and he fell. Water poured in and filled the tunnel.
The spray extinguished Peter’s torch and plunged them into complete darkness.

Find out if Ben and Peter make it out in the next chapter of Hope in Ruins. Don’t miss chapter 30: Drowning and Stars. Out now.