Fragments Chapter 19 Page 45

They pull out sleeping bags, gloves and a few survival knives which Tommy leaves his tent building duties for a minute to examine. Sarah immediately sets up the gas burner and begins to boil water to heat the rations in one of the mess tins.

Tommy: This is great. We’ll sleep well tonight. Thank you again Steve!

Sarah: Yes, thank you Steve.

She looks at Brian and smiles: It’s like Christmas!

The first drops of rain land and Tommy quickly turns back towards the tent. Brian helps as Sarah repacks and they finish quickly. Sarah drags the bags inside as the pull the top cover over it. The gas burner remains outside as the two guys crawl inside, the steam drifting wildly in the rising headwinds as the food is heated.