Domain (1985) by James Herbert

By James Herbert

The long-dreaded nuclear clash. town torn aside, shattered, its humans destroyed or mutilated past desire. for only a few, survival is feasible simply underneath the wrecked streets—if there's time to prevent the slow-descending toxic ashes. yet less than, the rats, demonic offspring of irradiated forebears, are ready. They understand that guy is weakened, develop into frail. Has turn into their prey.

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Culver sank to a squatting position. ‘You really don't want to know,' he said quietly. ' He silently studied the blind man for a few moments before replying. ‘There's dust everywhere. ' His companion rubbed at his eyelids as though they were causing him pain. ' he asked almost impatiently. Culver looked up and frowned. ‘Yeah, it's coming. I can see darker patches where the air is thick with it. ' The other man scrambled to his feet. 'No time to lose, then. ' Culver stood with him. 'What is this shelter?

She cried. Culver tried to pull her away. 'He's dead, don't you understand? ' A hand lashed out at him. ' Dealey crawled towards them, their voices his only guide. 'Leave her. She'll never listen to you. ' Culver tried to hold on to the distraught girl. ' she cried. ‘There's nothing you can do,' came Dealey's anxious voice once again. The girl thrust Culver away and sank down beside the dead man. She threw herself across his chest and her small shoulders heaved with her sobs. He knelt. 'If you won't come with us, get down into the Underground.

If you won't come with us, get down into the Underground. ' There was no indication that she understood. Culver stood and wiped an arm across his eyes. He caught sight of Dealey on his hands and knees; he stepped towards him and helped him up. ' he shouted, irrationally beginning to hate the man. 'Not far. We should be nearly there. ' Culver yanked him around and led the way, Dealey's grip on his arm hard, as if he would never again let go. After a short distance, Culver said, There's a break in the kerb here.

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