Seeds Chapter 16 Page 18

He looks down at the floor of the cave which is covered by a light layer of dust and sand. There are footprints both ways in and out and it’s pretty obvious that other people were here recently. Kneeling he examines them closely.

Steve: These are not any kind of military issue prints. Civilians.

They were definitely here at some stage. That’s good news I suppose.

With Dylan in tow they inch down the corridor. Another heavy metal door lies about 10 meters ahead and he rotates the rifle slightly, nothing more than a flick, but it tells him how full the magazine is simply by the weight.

His eyes focus ahead on the door and Dylan shuffles his feet behind in the darkness,