Seeds Chapter 13 Page 16

vision of the lieutenant lighting it and, as he blinks to adjust to the light, his blurry eyes have just enough time to take in and process the sight of Steve flying through the air and driving his sword into his neck through the plates on his chest and face.

It pierces out through the other side of his neck and he falls to the ground where he can see, as the life drains from his body, Steve attaching something to the rear of the plate and then running off in some unseen direction. The final thing he witnesses is fire blasting out from between his fellow warriors.

Brian walks towards the approaching men with his hands held open and away from his body. He waits until he is close enough to speak softly before saying