The children had been so excited; the first school trip for some months was not to be missed. They were allowed to go in their own clothes, and free from the restraints of slacks and blazers, their excitement shone through. Alexander knelt on his seat, looking out the window.
The lush greenery of the countryside gave way to a bleak, industrial landscape. Towering factories and identical business parks forever and ever, amen.
They were nearing their final destination now, and as the coach pulled up outside a grey, non-descript structure, Alexander felt that all was not as it seemed.