It had been a shock for Kelly when Tom had Changed. She had only been ten - far too young to be exposed to the real world.
She remembered all too clearly how her sister and other brother had carried his limp body home, weeping. He'd been bitten just around the corner from where they lived. The three siblings had clustered around him for well over an hour, watching as his numerous cuts and bruises healed.
Then, he opened his eyes.
And they were bright, hungry, red.