Traffic on the Southbound motorway was less dense and Doug waited on the far side wearing a huge grin. I vowed I'd wipe that stupid grin off his stupider face when I got to him but Archie told me to grow up and mind the traffic. Then he was gone.
Behind Doug, Lastwailing Woods loomed above him, a blackened, almost leafless, skeletal monster. It moved and yet didn't move, it waited with Doug... and now Archie... for me.
"Quick!" yelled Doug.
"Be careful!" shouted Archie.
Something, somewhere inside me stirred, something not even the heat had awakened. I ignored it.
Neville Hunt 9 days ago
I guess he survives... as he's telling the tale...