Seeds Chapter 18 Page 21

soldiers firing towards the swarm. The Sergeant leans in to the Colonel to talk over the gunfire, still shouting to be heard.

Sergeant Davis: Jesus, there must be thousands of them!

Colonel: What’s the situation on your end Sergeant?

Sergeant Davis: They must have known we were coming. They’ve increased the number of guards and reinforced the barricades at the rear entrance.

The Colonel looks at him with a frown before calling out to the men: OK MEN, BACK ACROSS THE BRIDGE.

The soldiers waste no time and begin peeling off one by one across the bridge, taking up guard positions at the various support columns to continue firing into the