Fragments Chapter 12 Page 4

you can take my weight I’d say.

Pauline grips his leg with her hand, but not to stop him, she knows they need the food, and he looks back down to her with a soft squint and a gentle smile.

Brian: My dear, I won’t be long. I’ll get the ladder, we’ll get food and we’ll have a way out of here then early in the morning ok? It’ll be fine. Two minutes tops.

She pulls her hand away slowly and looks down to the ground. It’s a dire situation either way, and the group is going to fall apart soon unless something is done. Brian removes his belt and hands it to Tommy: Here, we can use this to add some extra. Get me closer to the ground.

Tommy: Ok, let’s do this before it gets too dark.