'I’m in agony and he doesn’t care. He’s mutilating me and no one cares. Why isn’t anyone stopping him?'
"Pierre stares at Jean’s emaciated body. It’s half the size it was when they left town, but there’s still some meat clinging to bone."
"I was met by an utter silence and stillness which was all the more insidious in lieu of the footsteps which I had heard so brazenly just moments before."
"The skin is thin, grey, and inconceivably dusty."
"What passed between husband and wife in that moment we shall never know"
"I hear the hum of the tires approaching"