He didn’t want to think that way. If he were to go down that path he’d be back to the decision on whether he should have left them in the forest when he first found them, or even the original group on the hardware store roof. That’s where it all took a turn in this direction. A moment of humanity with ever evolving consequences.
Steve: Was that a fuck up? Did I let my guard down? Maybe I should have been a little bit less concerned with them. Why was it my responsibility?
Jesus, I hate that word. Response-ability. The ability to respond… But it’s what I had and what they lacked I suppose. The ability to respond. In relative terms anyway, there was no way they could survive out there for much longer.