Fragments Chapter 8 Page 20

spring to life and now stare in the direction of the sounds also. He tries to take in every detail as he backs away quickly and into a side street. Another scream and the remnants of the gang stand there for a second as if processing some new information. They look confused. Suddenly they look up in the direction of the noise and take off into a sprint towards it.

Steve looks ahead to where they are running and a large swarm runs out onto the street and towards his position. There must be at least one hundred of them if not more - A sea of bodies. They called out to these two and added them to their ranks, recruited like soldiers.

Backing further into the alley he runs behind the hardware store and turns out towards the edge of the town.