Fragments Chapter 18 Page 4

Go get set up and we’ll follow you across.

Tommy: Ok, start running when I get there, don’t wait for the ladder to be up ok? This floor is higher than anything we’ve climbed so far so it will take longer to get set up.

Brian nods to acknowledge the message and then looks back at Sarah and Pauline for confirmation. This strange communication method by nodding and eyebrow raising has become something of a secret team language.

Expressions of concern and nuances of meaning even starting to be conveyed in the messages. No words were spoken but the girls just wished Tommy luck and gave him a renewed sense of self belief.

He turns towards the carpark, takes a look up and down