Seeds Chapter 17 Page 5

bursts. A marker with the words: STATUS: OPTIMAL hovers next to it as Steve rotates the view around it in an orbit.

It looks huge, as deep as the island is wide and Dylan wonders how such a thing could be built without anyone knowing about it. Steve rotates the view again to show the island from above and taps another of the controls. The outline of the island fades to a light red and different markers come to life next to it.

Dylan recognises these, not because he has seen them before, but their almost aggressive looking shape tells him that they are symbols for weapons of some kind.

Some are active while others are dulled out and seemingly unavailable. Steve exits that menu as he notices Dylan taking a keener interest in