until he is out of earshot. Then moves slowly back towards the tracks. He can see light from the town against the ever darkening sky. They’d somehow managed to restore power to light up part of the area. Another worrying development.
Arriving at the tracks he checks in both directions to make sure there are no more patrols. Whatever the alpha’s plans or defences, his primary task was to figure them out, then make a better plan than a simple assassination attempt. The new training or drone patrols were of no real concern, if anything the newness of it to their minds could be a disadvantage.
They had no experience keeping order like this under pressure, which was the true test of any training. Keeping cool when faced with a challenge.