“So where are we exactly?” Dan, looking at the pastoral vista of the valley below them, asked Jim.
Jim pulled out his compass. “This is not normal,” he said, a sense of dread in his voice
“What do you mean by not normal,” Dan asked.
“The bearings are all fucked up,” Jim said. “It’s like there’s some geological phenomenon going on.”
At that moment, the earthquake hit, swallowing up the two hikers.