“How about one more day?”
Now it was the Sherrif’s turn to think….he thought Levi was a smart and capable person, but
maybe his new job as head of Control was too much.
“I guess a day won’t
but tomorrow morning we tell the mayor---whether you have
anything or not.”
“Deal, thanks!” and he left quickly before giving the Sheriff time to change his mind.
Already in his mind he was thinking about the facts so far---now we had three mutilated animal corpses---with bite marks. Each one with most of the animal missing , mostly just bones and a few left
over entrails. Other than that he didn’t have much to go on. Nobody saw anything and there wasn’
t anything left at the scenes that were of any help. Maybe I will get lucky at the new scene.
He was already at his offlice. As he rushed into his office he yelled “Get the kit Joy
I was hoping ….” She trailed off.
“Yeah me too
but I guess we aren’t going to get
lucky this time.”
They both headed out the door and started walking toward the cattlefields.
imes like this I miss cars. “ Joy said.
“I was fifteen when the outbreak happened
I never had a car”
“Oh yeah. Well they were great
---air conditioning, cd player, trunk to carry all of your stuff so
you could use your hands to eat, or text. It was awesome!”
He knew she was joking , but it was easy to forget that Joy had been in thirty when the outbreak
happened…the apocolypse had been kind to her.
“I had a bike “ he said.
When they finally arrived to the cattlfields there was Watkins waiting by the remains. Same as the others. Joy went straight to the cattle to start inspecting it while Levi wanted to ask Watkins some questions.
“So I guess you didn’t
Watkins was’t the talking type, really.
“Did you tell anyone ?