Notes: For primeval100 challenge 200: Past challenges / using # 181- Goodbye.
Standing at the graveside, Becker let the rose drop onto the coffin lid. He couldn’t believe she was gone; he’d failed yet another person who had relied on him to keep them safe.
He should never have let Sarah go through, should have made her stay behind, but she wanted to help in the search for their missing colleagues.
He remembered seeing her fall, unable to reach her before the creature did, heard her scream. He couldn’t leave her there, though; he had carried her body back, wanting to give her a proper burial.
“I’ll never forget you. Goodbye, Sarah.