|This is intriguing. A lot can be deduced about the two characters and their predicament from just this small piece, and it would really be interesting to see where this goes, or how it may have begun. Why was the boy still so peaceful when waking from sleep -- is he too young to know how frightened he should be? Or is he using his fear to keep himself quiet and collected? The woman is clearly strong, at least emotionally, to be able to stand up and fight her fear instead of giving in and losing her life as a certainty.
This, I gather, is a rough draft or thereabout, so the few errors didn't bother me, but it could be cleaned up a little. Some sentence structure and grammatical flow could be revised. The chunk of text could be broken up a little more into separate paragraphs. Personally, I've always loved the power and depth that comes with standalone statements as a full paragraph. The last sentence, for example, could be used as such, and it would make the piece feel more powerful. Just my opinion.
I also really loved the title, which is what got me to click in the first place. Maybe it's not really you "title" title, but it was perfectly vague and unrevealing, which made it more grabbing for me, more curious. Good start!