Fragments Chapter 19 Page 2

their run towards the pharmacy though. It was foolish to wait and become a part of his gamble. They’ve just increased the cost of the bet by leaving more on the table to lose.

He looks up and down the street in either direction to find the source of the scream. From here he can see above the rooftops of the other buildings and starts to realise the scale of the chaos. Swarms run laps on the outskirts of the town, mostly residential areas, while other groups stand motionless in distant streets as if awaiting orders, or perhaps just exhausted. But there were, from what he could estimate, thousands of them. All arranged in gangs, some as big as one hundred in number.

The local area is clear from his perspective, the park was clear, as were the streets