Fragments Chapter 20 Page 21

and a sleeping bag lining the ground.

He doesn’t want to get too close though: If I show him my face, it might kick things off. I better just stay away.

Mark signals to him with his hand to come into the shelter but Steve just stands there. Then just holds up his hand and signals that it’s ok, he’d stay outside.

Mark looks insulted as he waves his hand more aggressively for him to come in out of the rain. Again, Steve signals back that he’s and moves to the opposite corner of the roof. He removes both swords from his back and sits deep into the corner to block as much of the rain as he can. Mark either forgets or ignores the proximity of the swarm in the street below and calls out to him