Fragments Chapter 22 Page 40

looks down towards the long hard case. Opening it he reveals a long chunky looking sniper rifle. Huge compared to his regular one: Hello Richard… you’re a bit noisy… but effective…

He looks at the shot gun again and tilts his head to one side: Hmmm. What to do, what to do.

The swarm from the motor way reaches the gap in the road and as the first drones get to the chasm they attempt to jump to the other side. They stumble and fall to the mouth of the estuary below however, screaming as they plummet to their murky death. The bulk of the crowd stops suddenly, trying to avoid a similar fate and Steve turns to listen their whistles, grunts and screams as they try to figure out what to do. The forward lines pushed over the edge as the crowd heaves behind them.