Seeds Chapter 13 Page 20

to his rear and six of the eight walk slowly to one side where they line up as if awaiting inspection. It’s clear to Brian however that they were not military men, they were civilians with rifles and uniforms.

Brother Paul: These brave men are here to help secure your position and assist in the retrieval of the food.

Brian: Well, I’d have to clear that with the commander of this outpost you see. I can’t just allow six armed men in to wander around.

Brother Paul: Oh, but I insist Brother Brian. They are more than capable of helping you to completing the mission at hand.

Brian: Leave it with me for an hour or two yeah? I’ll send word when it’s cleared with him.