Fragments Chapter 20 Page 7

what is happening in order to prevent panic, he can feel his heart quicken as the increased danger of being so exposed, so vulnerable, heightens all of his other senses: This must be a side effect of whatever is in my blood. Interfering with my brain in a way that my night vision is… deactivated or something. Another mystery about these freaks, about this infection. What kind of hunting predator are they if they are totally blind at night? They are so open to attack in this state… it makes no sense for any organically evolved virus to cause such an effect. This must have been engineered, and engineered badly.

He wants to sit there as motionless as he can but it’s getting cold and he is soaking wet from the rain. His teeth begin to rattle from the cold and he has to