Fragments Chapter 19 Page 15

She notices that he is carrying a sword, and a rifle… a rifle she recognises as much as the sounds she just heard, and begins to piece it together slowly. That sound, when the zombies fell. That was the noise of this rifle firing. She knew it was familiar and now, everything about this strange looking figure was beginning to come together in her head.

He stands there staring at the remaining drones. Imagining that this is how she, his stolen love, spent her last moments: Did she beg for help? Beg them to stop. Cry out for me to come and save her. But her calls were ignored… even dismissed… Nobody was coming… Such hopelessness. And now Subway girl faces the same fate. The same hopeless fear that nobody would come to pull her safely from the jaws of death.