Fragments Chapter 8 Page 11

He doesn’t wait for the rest to attack again and decides that it was too risky to take them on with just the sword, reckless almost.

Aiming the shotgun, he is surprised as one of the drones randomly steps in the way. A woman, and she is instantly turned to Swiss cheese by the close range blast. Steve looks down at the broken body confused by her decision to stand in the way, as if she took the blast intentionally.

He notices more strange behaviour as he dodges another lunge. One of the group seems to be holding back and it’s starting to look like a pattern. Familiar almost, and this trigger to his memory, the spark of a connection between details, catches the part of his brain that’s still processing through the web of details and he starts to drift into another flashback.