Fragments Chapter 21 Page 7

Tommy: Yeah well… Time is relative. That ten minutes could be the difference between life and death. We need to go.

He stands and looks around to survey their next move. He’s back in Mr Mission Impossible mode: Ok, so this rooftop we can walk along until we get to the end of the row, it’ll keep us off the streets. But then we need to move at ground level through the old village area. It’s not far to the docks that way and the place should be empty by the time we get there.

He looks at them for agreement, or even a better idea, but they are unsure of leaving so quickly, if at all. Ignoring their indecisiveness, he takes one of the backpacks up onto his back. Then lifts another to help Sarah and then the final one for Brian.