Do you like to slide? His voice was eager.Stair rails! Did he suspect me? I forced a sighNo, Majesty. I'm terrified of heights.Oh. His polite tone had returned.I wish I could enjoy it. This fear of heights is an affliction.He nodded, a show of sympathy but not much interest. I was losing him.Especially, I added, as I've grown taller. - Gail Carson Levine