Fragments Chapter 4 Page 7

which at this stage and decides that his least worst option right now was to wait it out for a while, to take cover. He was feeling nauseous after that episode anyway, so sinks into the store, looking around at what’s left after looting tore the place apart.

Half of the shelves are empty as the products were taken in a frenzied smash and grab. A frantic attempt to hold onto memories of a civilised world perhaps? Or the last dying embers of hope that they would retain some value in a trade situation?

He shakes his head and thinks to himself: People are crazy. Even in a situation where their lives are at stake they focus on the more fashionable items.

The cash desk had been emptied and thrown to the floor, the