Fragments Chapter 15 Page 2

a word to them though. Just killed the men as if filling the tank of his land rover, handed out the rifles they were using, and then began fiddling around with the various nobs and dials on the big radio in the rear compartment of the soldiers jeep. An older man stares at him and whispers something in French to his wife, but she just shakes her head and pokes her bottom lip out, unable to answer whatever it was he asked her.

Another of the villagers stands next to the land rover emptying the contents of a series of fuel cans into the tank. The radio beeps and a voice crackles causing them all to look with even more interest at what is happening.

He is wearing a set of headphones though so the voice can’t be heard, but he looks to be paying attention,