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TWD Fanfic: Lee's Second Chance - Ch 5 Part 2
CHAPTER 5 – Familiar Faces
We ran through the woods. The whole time all I could think about was getting Parker to Katjaa. I’m not entirely sure if he passed out from blood loss or an infection in the bullet wound. Either way, if I could save his life and increase our numbers…
“Hey, where are we going? You’re not taking us anywhere suspicious are you!?” Travis asked, staring at me.
“Suspicious? No, we’re taking you to a nearby Motel. We have a group stationed there. And the name’s Lee. Not ‘Hey’.” I replied.
I took a look at Mark who seemed to be struggling slightly with Parker. Mark didn’t say his name so I decided to introduce him, “And he’s Mark.”
Mark looked at Travis and Ben and said, whilst panting, “H-how’s… How’s it goin’”
Ben spoke, “I’m Ben. Ben Paul. He’s Travis.”
A Bloody, Stupid Miracle The day we’d cured the human condition was the day I put a bullet through my head and didn’t die. It was also the day I realized how scared I actually was of death, and after hours of muscle ache from holding that gauze against my open skull, after the wound closed and everything went back to normal, I had myself a good old-fashioned brainstorm. How ironic.
But when summer came, everything had fallen to shit. The air scorched my skin and parched my tongue every time I took a breath. The sun glared down on a rapidly-collapsing world, full of the undying bastard children of cruelty and misfortune. What was one to do when their cells regenerated faster than they decomposed?
My feet hit the pavement, now littered with jagged bits of glass to snap at my toes, thoroughly baked by the blazing ball of bitter disdain high overhead. Today was worse than yesterday. Though I’d often wondered the purpose of it anymore, I
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