Fragments Chapter 12 Page 11

along with handfuls of quickly melting ice cream. If silence and smiles during a meal say anything then this probably is the best meal of their life.

Tommy is still chewing a full mouthful of a sandwich but begins a conversation anyway. Manners in an apocalypse seem pointless

Tommy: You know, if my mate Kenny was around, he could fly us all out of here. He was taking flying lessons.

Brian & Pauline now look at him surprised. But Sarah knew who he was talking about. There were a few of them in Tommy’s group of friends. An inseparable bunch that hung out together since their families had moved out here. Now a feature of the town almost. Everyone knew them, and it was sad to think that Tommy was now the only one