Fragments Chapter 8 Page 33

recognises: I know you! Frank the Tank!!

Frank the Tank was a name he gave to his heavy looking 4x4. It’s parked in a layby at the end of the hill, it must have been how they got here. It’s undamaged and he checks his pockets frantically where he finds a set of keys inside a zipped inner pocket. His hands tremble with excitement as he presses the alarm button and the doors unlock.

The noise of the alarm echoes through the streets and the sounds that are sent back in his direction tell him that the swarm had heard it. He’d need to move fast.

He’ll have to disable the alarm when he got a chance but for now he had a way home and climbs in quickly. Taking a moment to stroke the wheel as if