Seeds Chapter 15 Page 14

much attention however as the gears in his mind have just shifted again.

Steve: Were they using weapons now? This changes everything.

He at least had that advantage to counteract their numbers before. With weapons, weapons heavy enough to destroy Belle, things had just become infinitely more complicated. It was not exactly easy before now, and this made it seem almost impossible.

But he doesn’t wait to assess the situation too much and slides the goggles back down over his eyes. The burning wreckage of Belle now only a glowing section of his vision. He turns back towards Dylan and lifts his rifle up from the wet mud. The boy whispers to him, the high pitch telling him that the boy was on the edge of panic.