Fragments Chapter 21 Page 14

Tommy, feeling the end was near, increases his pace. Sarah however is too tired and the bag too heavy. She stops to catch her breath.

Brian calls out to Tommy who turns back looking angry: What’s wrong? We need to move! We’re nearly there. Look!

Sarah: This bag is too heavy for me. Give me a second.

Tommy lets out a sigh but looking at Brian and remembering what happened to Pauline, he jogs back towards her. There was no time to take a break. He’d take up the slack.

Sarah tries to explain: How the hell Steve carried three of these is beyond me. Even one of them is heavy.

Tommy: Take it off, me and