Category Archives: Chapter 6

Geeks and Hackers

The page opens and I watch as the hospital title appears. I know that this doesn’t necessarily mean that the internet is working. Typing in the address of a well-known search engine I keep everything crossed. It loads. Making no … Continue reading

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Keyboards and passwords

I can’t stop shaking but as I step into the gloom there is no hissing or screams, instead everything remains the same. Breath explodes out of me as I realise that I have been holding it. Setting my sights on … Continue reading

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Doors and Darkness

She looks at me, shocked, as if I am doing something stupid. I probably am but it has got to be done. I don’t think she or Max have realised just how dangerous our position is. But I have to … Continue reading

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The Key

“You can’t,” Dee says. “There is no fixing this.” All the fight has left her and she is just staring at the table. “But Max is immune. Surely we can find someone to fix this,” I say. Dee just shakes … Continue reading

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Smoking…

Max looked shocked. Dee leant forward and looked into his eyes repeating the question. “Have you smoked one yet?” Max shook his head. “There was no smoking in the airport. And then everything went wrong.” “So,” Dee says. “You hold … Continue reading

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Confessions

Max shifts under Dee’s gaze. I can see he is really uncomfortable but I think of the child outside and the blood at the airport, and Colin. “Is it really your fault?” I ask and I hope he is going … Continue reading

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