Fragments Chapter 21 Page 21

looks along the length of the pier. He can see that the boat is still there and the thoughts he had as they passed the car subside briefly. As they get about half way down however the figure of a man appears and walks up onto the docks at the end. The collective feeling of despair catches them all at once and they skid to a halt.

Sarah: Do you think it’s a zombie?

Tommy: On his own? Just one? That would be strange.

Brian cocks the rifle to make sure they are ready either way. Even if it’s not, in his mind, it could be worse. He knows that people in a desperate situations tend to do things they normally wouldn’t, and needed to be dealt with firmly.

Sarah: It might be Steve!