Fragments Chapter 8 Page 13

Aiming again another tries to get in the way. Steve hits him with the rifle butt and throws him over a shoulder where he joins his now unconscious friend on the road, then quickly re-aims. The other two rush forward, spoiling the shot again. He dodges and trips the first by slashing her shins with the blade, the second clumsily falls over his downed comrade leaving Steve one on one with the pack leader.

As they scramble to their feet to re-engage him, he quickly pulls the trigger, which at such a close range almost cuts their boss in two.

The others stand up but remain motionless, one remaining on the ground, her legs useless to her now. Steve spins around to face them while cocking the shotgun ready for another attack… But nothing, they just stand there.