Fragments Chapter 14 Page 17

bite have. Brian knows though, his head drops and he turns to her. A whisper in her ear later, a shake of her head, and her hands cover her mouth and nose as tears stream from her eyes uncontrollably. The sound of her crying fills Steve’s ears and his mind again. It seems to be everywhere and is joined, as if in chorus, by screams from the surrounding streets.

Tommy pulls her away and holds her face into his chest in an attempt to drown out the tears, then nods down to Moe knowingly as he looks at Phil with glassy eyes. They all knew what was coming.

Moe turns back to the two wounded members of their group as Julie starts to convulse violently. Phil, not knowing what to do with her, lies her down and looks up for assistance from the two sword wielding