Think Happy Thoughts (100 words)
When the generator failed Howard put on his coat and lit some candles. Was that howling outside just the wind clawing and scratching at the shelter, or the angry cries of the fell beasts laying siege to his refuge?
He peeled the skin from his cocoa and took a measured sip, acutely aware that it might be his last. The crash of broken glass from beyond the security door confirmed his suspicions. He picked up his tablet and fixed his gaze on the soothing image before him. As the buckling door gave way he just concentrated harder:
Think happy Thoughts.