Fragments Chapter 23 Page 2

Kneeling down he places his hand onto the ground and closes his eyes again, then looks up and to the south suddenly, his eyes staring off into the distance through the dark forest. Turning towards the couple he walks towards them quickly before kneeling and examining the man’s wounds. She sobs to him desperately: Will he be ok?

But he just looks at her and then turns his head again to look back in the same direction he just looked a moment ago. He examines the man awkwardly. He’s a big guy, easily approaching almost seven foot in height and built like a tank. His bald head and goatee beard do little to disguise his age however, as he is no older than the girl.

He moves him carefully and finds a bite mark on his forearm, then takes his other arm