Fragments Chapter 20 Page 9

adjacent street: I better stay quiet. I don’t actually know if they are all affected this way too. Maybe they are like vampires or something and feeding on the human flesh keeps their strength up and their vision clear?

Jesus, what an imagination. But, I don’t know do I? And in this blind state I’m open to attack from anywhere. Better keep quiet…

As he sinks down in the doorway to stay out of the rain, he imagines that this must be how chuck felt every night: Maybe he already saw the whole world as a giant swarm of zombies and wanted nothing to do with it. Retreating from society to prevent infection. No more running in platoons. No more pack mentality. No more slavery. Just simplicity. Peace.