reaches the edge of the ditch. He pulls himself up as the swarm charges down into the trench and swipes at his legs. The closest missing by mere inches and, luckily for Jason, the first of the pack falter as they charge down the steep bank of the ditch causing the rest of the group to stumble behind them. This few seconds of advantage gives the two guys time to climb into the rear of the car where Cathy has taken the driver’s seat with Dylan in the passenger side.
The doors are barely closed as she hits the accelerator hard and pulls away quickly. They look back out through the window as the first members of the pack climb out onto the road and give chase. It’s almost dark now, the sun retreating quickly as if also trying to escape the flood of bodies pouring out onto the road