Fragments Chapter 19 Page 38

and he climbs it quickly. As he gets to the top Tommy, Sarah and Brian stand back to give him lots of space. So much space in fact that he can tell that they are more scared of him now than they were before.

He holds up his open hands with the palms facing them to say “Wait” and pointing a finger towards himself, he then points to each of them and makes a fist which he grasps with his other hand. Then gently throws the food towards them which nobody attempts to take.

He knows that they need time to adjust, who wouldn’t? And decides to give them a moment alone. The smell of the bodies on the street was disturbing to him also and would eventually draw in another swarm. So turns and climbs back down the ladder where he begins to drag the broken