I roll out of the way as the cell door is slammed shut by Pod and Akimi.
We all look at each other, panting in exhaustion, and then Malachai begins to laugh. Akimi joins in, followed by Pander, and then we’re all laughing and cheering and hugging.
It takes a minute for us to catch our breath.
“Alright,” Igby sighs, “what the fuck now?”
“Can we eat?”Akimi asks, “I’m actually starving. All that waiting to die and fighting, you know?”
“Seconded,” Pod says, raising his hand.
“Group number two, please step forward.”
“I can’t do this, I can’t do this. Get your fucking hands off of me I’m not going to get my head bit off too!” Ricky was screaming. Todd had hold of him and was dragging him to stand before the towering, blood slavering monster blocking the only way out.