Fragments Chapter 2 Page 3

untouched however, just left there by whoever attacked the occupants before carrying them away.

He walks out of the water and places his hand down onto the ground while closing his eyes. It’s quiet here, the wind is calm and apart from the wall of man-made clouds behind him, the sky is clear.

After a few seconds he opens his eyes and stands, looking past the road towards the countryside, then in either direction before walking towards the land rover.

The keys are still in the ignition, and he reaches in to start it up, but the motor winds slowly with a heavy whir and the battery indicator lights up red on the dashboard. He shakes his head and pop the hood by reaching in under the steering wheel and walks around to