Title: Over Thin Air Fandom: Sapphire and Steel Steel held the small girl tightly, and she wrapped her arms around his neck. "Remember," he explained, "whatever you do, keep your eyes closed. Don't even try to peek." "I won't." He stepped off the edge of the precipice. The chasm was just over twenty yards wide. Keeping his own eyes straight forward, he walked across over thin air. Once they were on the other side, he set her down. "You can open your eyes now." "How did you do that?" she wondered. "The secret," he told her, "is not looking down." She asked, "Like in cartoons?" "What are cartoons?"