Seeds Chapter 20 Page 18

Two however run further down the tracks and Steve looks through the rifle scope to see where they are going. The second train engine sits on the track ahead.

Dylan’s voice screams in his ear: STEVE! STEVE! and he pulls the helmet off to spin it around and show his face, holding a finger up to his lips and staring intensely into the camera. Then places it back onto his head and listens carefully as Dylan whispers: Sorry, but they are coming. They are coming towards us! Hundreds of them!!

He opens the notepad on another page: “DON’T JUST LOOK AT IT - SHOOT IT!”

He knew the kid wouldn’t get the reference, a hijacked and butchered quote from a movie, but some of the humour he’d mixed in for