Seeds Chapter 11 Page 4

The area ahead looks clear and Steve opens up his backpack to check his gear one last time, listing the contents.

Steve: Mikey and Richard, lots of food to keep them fed. A few sticky mines, I’ve been dying to test these bad boys out, some rope, goggles, six cameras, three transmitters. Ready to rock.

He secures the bag and prepares to move out. This mission was more like the assassination attempt on Xerxes he imagines. Even though his intention was to plant the cameras and set his network up, he wouldn’t pass up the opportunity to end the threat given the chance. Only he didn’t need to get so close to strike with his spear, and he wouldn’t miss. He imagines the psychological rewards such a success will bring as he loops his