Fragments Chapter 19 Page 46

While they organise themselves Steve looks out over the town as the clouds smother the last points of light from the moon and stars. There are still gaps letting a few pins of light poke through, but they will all soon be gone as a darker heavier cloud approaches. He thinks to himself, forgetting his place:

They are safe now, for a while at least… It’s probably better that my love is not here to witness this horror… even taking into account her own terrible demise.

Besides, would I be free to take part in this chapter of humanity if I was burdened by her conscience? Her beautiful feminine mind and magical ability to see beauty and hope in everything… would it be a burden?

He looks