The figure approaches the back of the dumper truck then dips out of Bennett’s view.
Bennett hears them saying that their back is gone and they are unable to carry on with their task.
He realises it is Slade’s voice and that his boss is giving him time to hide.
He hides himself fully then Slade’s body lands in the truck in front of him.
When the truck is full it sets off, crushing Bennett beneath the weight of the bodies.
The truck stops and tips all the bodies out.
Bennett finds himself in a vast trench of dead.
Trucks are coming from different directions, adding to the mountains of dead.
The scale of devastation saddens and sickens him.
While he is taking it in, he feels a hand grasp his ankle.
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