Seeds Chapter 16 Page 38

and gotten a fairly definitive answer to the question he posed, he was secretly hoping they would have gotten a better result.

Power over the trains, and the salvation they represented, was something the cult wouldn’t share so easily though. Just as they wouldn’t allow their philosophy, whatever that was, to be challenged so they would lose control over the people they had at their disposal. Power, that inherent and supremely desired human ambition, has once again defined the situation and decided the course of events. Tommy calls out to him, already knowing what the result of the mission:

Tommy: Come on, we need to get out of this rain.

Rob and Reilly pick up the pace and jog towards them. Suddenly Rob looks up