many times already, and they were too close to escaping this trap only to be snagged in the last line of his ambush. Scanning the house and garden he looks for any sign of drones or lights from a Lieutenant’s torch.
He hadn’t seen them go out in the dark without some sort of light until now, but again, was that just another trick? Bait for Steve to assume he’d figured them out.
He wouldn’t take the chance. Not now, not with the boy to protect.
The wall of the garden runs down close to the shoreline and he nods to Dylan to follow closely as they creep down along the perimeter and peer back over into the garden again at the end. The houses here are individually built as you’d normally expect a