Fragments Chapter 14 Page 8

Phil looks around at who is there and attempts to continue the thread: Yeah, you guys come here often?

Pauline looks up at him in disgust at his attempt to inject humour into the situation is less welcome. Suddenly she didn’t think it was appropriate to make light of the situation. A silence descends when it hits them that their group membership has doubled since they first climbed up here. And with no apparent rescue coming, Moe feels the need to speak up and break the awkward atmosphere: Ok, we are here about an hour or so, these guys are here a bit longer. You two were inside the building for a while I take it?

Tommy answers with enthusiasm: Yeah, we were working out. Chest Day. It’s better to have a training partner for that you know.