Sprinting out into the open and up a hill, he tries to analyse what just happened: Could they just absorb strays like that? Did taking out that one “alpha zombie” cancel out the rest in a larger group too? This needs some study. That crowd was huge though and adding to it by setting more free from another group would only cause bigger problems. Unless you killed them all of course. That’s always an option.
He’d have to check for answers to his questions at a later stage, but to get close enough would be risky. He had options back at his house though. Tools to reduce the risk.
He sprints up the hill as the light begins to fade for the evening. But his mind races back to the drones he didn’t finish off: Some of them might