Seeds Chapter 13 Page 24

He felt invincible now, flanked by two US Marines and covered by the rifles of about eight men.

Brian: Brother Paul, this is Colonel Grace and Lieutenant Grace. Colonel, these nice men have come here to offer their assistance in securing the shopping centre. They’ve offered us safe passage aboard the trains they have at Connolly Station in exchange for the food we retrieve. The US military have secured an area on the west coast apparently.

The priest attempts to diffuse the situation, his resolve fully tested by the three laser sights aiming at his chest: We’re leaving the day after tomorrow. You’re more than welcome to join us. We only came here to extend the invitation and offer some extra rifles to secure your position and the food of