Seeds Chapter 13 Page 21

Brother Paul: I’m sure your commander will understand. My men will remain here.

Brian: I really must insist that you wait for me to discuss this with him.

Brother Paul: That food must be secured Brother Brian. I’m sure you understand this… delay could… make things difficult.

Brian reaches up to scratch his head and leaves it resting there a little longer than normal to signal Walsh and Sarah. The rifles cock in the background and the eight men drop to one knee to take aim up towards the soldiers ahead. The priest doesn’t move a muscle however, as if unconcerned by the threat.

Brian: Yeah, it could get very, very difficult.