His stomach muscles spasm again and he drops to one knee, just as the drones scream behind him and a hail of bullets rains down onto their position. The frame of the 4x4 providing cover though and he ducks in closer to its shattered frame to avoid the gunfire.
Steve: Damn it, there is always something isn’t there? I don’t have time for this bullshit.
Fighting the pain he grits his teeth and squeezes his eyes shut as he forces himself to his feet, keeping his head low so he isn’t caught with a stray round. Taking a grenade he throws it blindly into the trees to one side. The blast flashes through the dark forest and he hears the angle of fire change towards it.
This was his moment to escape and he breaks