Seeds Chapter 17 Page 13

of these in my time. He was lucky to have survived with everything intact to be honest. It could have been… much… much worse.

Placing his hand on Rob’s forehead he rubs it gently and slides his palm around to cup the side of his face.

Colonel: Don’t worry son. I’ll get you out of here.

Sarah looks down at her feet as the Colonel examines Rob’s arms and legs with his firm hands, gripping them every few inches as if to check that they were still solid and in place. She is surprised to see the Colonel shaken by this, his eyes ready to burst forward with tears but he breathes in sharply through his nose and opens his eyes widely before puffing his chest out and rolling his shoulders back.