Seeds Chapter 17 Page 12

telling her to relax. She sits back down in the chair next to the bed where Rob is sleeping. He looks ok but clearly took a bit of a beating from the blast and needed time to recover.

On the locker beside the bed a defibulator sits with the cables hanging loosely down towards the floor. A white label with the words “TARA STREET STATION” on the top panel is half peeled off and worn from use.

The colonel takes the cables and rests them on top of the device before looking at Sarah.

Colonel: How is he?

Sarah: He seems to be ok. He should make a full recovery but it’ll take a while, as you probably know.

Colonel: Yeah, I’ve seen a few