Fragments Chapter 15 Page 1

Standing in the rain awaiting instructions, the inhabitants of a small hamlet avoid looking at the dead soldiers lying in the mud. Instead they keep their eyes firmly fixed on the person responsible for them still being alive. He has only been here for about ten minutes but in that time has rescued them from certain death at the hands of the death squad that roamed past their corner of the world in the past few days.

They still can’t believe what happened just now, the kids perhaps more able to receive the information their eyes fed to their mind. But as they were being marched towards a ditch along the side of the road, he drove up to them, got out and with amazing speed overpowered and killed eight men with his bare hands.

He still hasn’t said