Fragments Chapter 9 Page 32

Less than 30 seconds later he emerges with a small backpack and a handgun complete with a silencer. He is about to put the gun into the backpack when Sean shouts his name in distress, he sounds like he is struggling with something. He runs towards the doorway to see what is wrong, instinctively cocking the handgun along the way.

Startled to find a group of four men and two women in the courtyard he raises the weapon to take aim. Sean is on the ground with one of the attackers biting into his neck. This part felt like a memory, mixed in with the dream. So this means that the first time he’d encountered the swarms had been at his house.

He calls out: Hey, what the hell? Get off him!

They turn at once and he recognises