Fragments Chapter 17 Page 2

He’d left Frank parked at the edge of town again, he was too loud and would draw attention. The Beast was definitely quieter, the electric Tesla motors he’d retrofitted were almost silent, but the vehicle still wasn’t tested enough to be used on an actual mission. Perhaps this was procrastination on Steve’s part, but he’d dismissed that idea too. When he’d tested him to a level he was happy with, he’d use him. He’d be able to drive into the town a lot deeper.

For now though, he’d stick to the backstreets and alleyways for cover, dispatching the stragglers he comes across with an almost automatic function of his being. Singles and small sets of two or three drones’ seem to be scattered around the town, unattached to the larger swarms for whatever reason.