Fragments Chapter 12 Page 3

Tommy: Well we’ve got to try something. You need to eat!

Sarah stands up and walks to the edge of the roof and looks over to the street below. A ladder lies on the pavement, but it’s about 5 meters of a drop.

Sarah: Maybe we could lower you down? Even half way and then drop from there.

Tommy: You gonna take my weight?

It seems impossible to imagine they could take him. He’s over 6 foot tall and built like a tank. Brian stands up and Pauline looks at him knowingly and fearfully. They’ve been together too long for her not to be able to read his body language. He softens his eyes and winks at her before turning to Tommy.

Brian: No, but