Seeds Chapter 20 Page 38

the trees like a leopard, his rifle in one hand, he carefully places it down one hand step at a time so as not to drag it in the dirt and clog the firing mechanism.

The rain has already disintegrated the ground under him and almost turned it into a swamp which made it a struggle to move but taking this part slow was ok and he scans every detail of the area ahead rapidly, watching for movement or trying to find the shape of a head or shoulder hidden in the dark. It looked clear, but he knew better. This was exactly where Mark would have positioned guards to cover the gap in the defences.

One more distraction would make sure the confusion was complete and he takes the C4 detonator from his pocket. If anything, taking out the train would ensure that at least one