by Alex Scarrow
So far in my book, there is this airborne virus that when it comes into contact with water it activates and starts to become active. Then when it comes into contact with your skin, in a matter of hours, it liquefies you into a pile of bones and clothes. While this is all going down, Leon, his mom and little sister are in the UK while their father is in the US. Leon’s mother and father had recently split up about 8 months before the plague happens. While staying home and battling with a migraine, Leon’s father calls him and asks for his mother, but she wasn’t home at the time. When she does get home she does not want to talk to him but reluctantly does because he sounded very urgent. When the phone call ends, Leon’s mother tells them to pack a bag because they are heading to their grandparents to get head of this virus. While on the way to their grandparents, the train stops because there is something over the tracks. The conductor clears the tracks and continues on but when he wipes his face, something dark come off onto his sleeve. The virus went from what was on the tracks to him and just in the matter of what seemed like minutes. People start going crazy as he comes over the intercom screaming for help, and people rush to him not knowing the great consequences of going to help. In the mean time, people in the cars further back start go into other cars until footsteps are heard getting closer to the back cars. A guy runs up to the door and holds it closed so no one can get in because for all anyone knows, they could be infected. Leon, an older man, and a younger man get the door sealed off as best as they can with the old man’s tie but there’s a gap in the door. Someone reaches through and grabs the younger man and punches him. As they finally get away from the door, the young man has to be quarantined into a car just to make sure he’s not infected. So as the night goes by, the young man, James, is still shut in a car while the older man, Ben, keeps watch of him to see if the virus got him.