Fragments Chapter 23 Page 7

again, ignoring the question as unimportant, then asks one of his own: You’re Sirius right?

Danny: What?

He looks towards the forest again, then back to Danny almost seeming to be growing nervous: Are you Sirius? Is that your name?

Danny: It’s a nickname. So yeah, I guess.

The man stands and looks around, then walks towards the lamp before switching it off. A scream rings out in the forest not too far from their position and Karuna clutches Danny’s arm, sinking into his chest for protection.

The man crawls back slowly and whispers to them as quietly as he can: We need to go, it’s not safe. Where were you going before you got caught here?