Trees line the path and murmur about the travellers making their way along the path. Speck looks up and into the trees above the dark starless sky beyond, blackness on darkness. They all stand still now listening and it is here that Rowan says,”Ssssh! Listen!”
Could it be the trees are speaking? What have they said and does that help or threaten?
The only way was forwards, the path behind seemed to close in so dark. They walked on now conscious that time was only by their watches or mobiles. Keith looked at his mobile and saw 6:43 pm and a red bar showing 5% battery left.