Fragments Chapter 19 Page 36

Short work is made of the threat as he dodges and rolls, slices and hacks them all down with his blade. Effortless, just like his previous battles, but with an added element of flair especially added for the audience on the roof. Five seconds, five bodies. He didn’t expect applause, their amazed faces were enough.

The pack leader backs against the wall with a panicked look on her face. She calls out for the rest of her pack with a scream down the street in the direction she last saw them run. She can’t know yet that they had already met Steve, nor that they’d been dealt with in a similar fashion. Steve approaches and notices that this final pack member almost looks scared. Was her warped and barely functioning mind attempting to contemplate that one of her own could be about to attack her? Maybe. Who knew?