Seeds Chapter 11 Page 35

onscreen. The crowd gasps in awe - Dear Leader has appeared!

He is wearing a hood, the same draped robe the decoy had been wearing and Steve is in awe of the worship he now commands from the drones. Scanning the shopping centre from here, a straight on view of the front face of glass panels, he can see into it and for the first time he can see that it is packed with even more drones.

Had he underestimated the force he faced? Assumed the formation in the park was the extent of the battalion? There must be thousands of them in there, the park no more than an overflow position.

He can see now that drones leave the main grouping in the park at one end and enter the shopping centre as another column exits at the other side to