Flying a small plane in Venezuela in 1990, B.C.'s Allan McTeer was forced to make an emergency landing. He was imprisoned, tortured and forced to fly smuggling missions for a drug cartel. He's fictionalized his experience in Red Zone (GreyCore $35). "I think [writing the book] helped me a lot,"; McTeer says. "I should have been in a mental institute when I first got back."; 0-9671851-9-X

[BCBW Summer 2004]