Seeds Chapter 17 Page 11

Another blast rings out in the background, it was some distance away but the walls still vibrate slightly. He looks up at the ceiling and then back to her with a flick of his eyebrows:

Colonel: I’ll see what I can do about the noise.

She smiles and walks into the main room as the colonel walks down the corridor and turns into a room at the end of the hallway. Inside Sarah is almost surprised to see him and pulls her shoulders back as he enters the room. He was used to people standing to attention but this still caught him off guard. Civilians seemed to take on certain military traits in warzones, as if trying to adopt the correct behaviours as some type of coping mechanism.

He holds his hand up to her and squints