Fragments Chapter 5 Page 5

Tommy: We have insulin, it’s why they’d come back through the town on the way to their boat, but with no food it’s useless. Maybe I could get to a shop and find something?

She nods her head side to side frantically, it was too dangerous. Her lips are shaking and she is barely able to maintain her composure as a single word escapes from her mouth: “No!” Then bites her lips and squeezes her eyes shut to stop the tears coming back.

Tommy looks to the darkening sky and pulls her in tight again. They couldn’t just sit here crying, they had to do something. He knew Brian was thinking the same, but how did he get Pauline down from here? And she couldn’t move too fast either, she’s sick. His mind shuffles through the