Fragments Chapter 3 Page 2

the day just sitting here. She turns to the old man beside her and nudges him with her elbow gently. He looks at her and there is a pause before she speaks:

Pauline: Do you think they are ok?

Brian: The kids?

Pauline: Yeah.

Brian: Joe is a smart lad my love, he’ll be fine.

She looks away, unsure if he was just saying that to prevent her from breaking down in tears. Her companions on the roof are a young guy who she knew well and a girl she hadn’t met before. She wonders if they were as scared as she was. Had they given up all hope yet?

They all seemed to be stranded here with no way down, but even if they did