Seeds Chapter 11 Page 26

trickle of leaks from the UK military as there has been no public announcements from their leadership either.

If you’ve managed to survive so far… I salute you for that, but now can only offer my condolences.

The report ends and Rob looks towards the Colonel. He has been sitting silently in a chair with his chin in the palm of his hand for the past few minutes and now looks up at him concerned. The fingers on his other hand are tapping on his leg and Rob knows this means his mind is processing something. Forming a strategy.

He stands and nods to Rob telling him to follow him out of the room. The others look at them leaving and then at each other, almost as concerned by this behaviour as by the report they just heard.