Fragments Chapter 11 Page 14

towards the elevator, but continues his conversation with Brian: So what do you want me to do?

Brian: Just think about it ok? We won’t last too long on that rooftop.

Belle slowly manoeuvres into the lift and Steve deactivates the connection as he lowers her back down into the cellar. The entrance seals and he answers: Old man, I don’t think I have much of a choice. And what rooftop?

He looks around but Brian is gone. The courtyard empty. To an observer the house looks normal again and he wonders: Even if they are still alive, which I have no evidence of… and seems highly unlikely at this stage, why is it something I need to care about? I didn’t interact with anyone before and