Seeds Chapter 1 Page 1

An old Skoda pulls up at the side of a road overlooking a green valley. The sky is clear with the sun shining bright and low on the horizon. It’s cold and crisp outside which almost seems to make the air cleaner and fresher to breathe. Once your nostrils and lungs get used to the chill of course.

The inside of the car windows have become thick with condensation however so this stop is a necessity.

The group, made up of two men, one woman and a young boy about 10 years old begin to climb out slowly. Cramped by the confined space and lack of leg room they toss sleeping bags and various food wrappers out onto the road to make space to move. The sudden rush of cold air as the seal on the car doors is broken triggers the always unexpected bladder