a moment. A second of indecision that gives him enough time to draw his sword, retrieve his rifle and move quickly towards them. They don’t have time to adjust as he slips between their ranks.
Only five drones remained form the entire force, an unknown initial number at this stage, but this final section of troops poses no match for him at this speed. Their semi blindness in the fading light turns to fully blind in an instant as their heads are disconnected from their bodies and they fall to the mud. Steve grabs the backpack and reaches into it as he continues his run around the vehicle.
The ram makes another impact into the side, driving the Beast towards the trees as another flare sparks up to light the area. The initial intense glow overwhelms the