Fragments Chapter 19 Page 44

immediately and pulls the collar up around her neck and face to feel the warmth of it against her skin.

Steve opens the straps on the side to hand a rolled up tent to Tommy. He points to the sky and uses downward wiggling fingers to signify rain. Tommy nods and immediately begins to open up and roll out the tent to get them cover set up for the night. It looks like their language of nods and gestures wasn’t so secret after all.

The last object in the bag is a sack of army ration packs. Pouches of food that can be warmed up with body heat or in warm water. Enough for a day or two. In the other backpack he pulls out a gas burner and some metal mess tins for cooking. Then stands back and lets Sarah and Brian examine the contents of the other bag.