Fragments Chapter 19 Page 9

he. But his eyes have a mixed look. It contained a goodbye… and a thank you… but also… an apology.

Sarah looks on in disbelief as he lets her arm go, looks at her again, but then turns and runs towards them.

He sprints as hard as he can, refusing to look back as he knows he is leaving her to die. But they won’t make it together. As he gets to the ladder he ignores Sarah and begins his hysterical climb up the rungs. Blinded by the tears and the horror of the screams from the savages closing in on his wife’s position, his arms tremble as he climbs. The ladder shakes and wobbles as he makes his way up sobbing uncontrollably.

Pauline is quickly engulfed by the first pack and Brian stops in the