Seeds Chapter 21 Page 26

waiting to finish the job if he falls before he gets there. Mark turns and looks at him in shock as this persistent annoyance charges towards him. Steve knows there was no way he could have planned for this, he’d never let him get so close, this was it.

He gets about half way down the corridor however before he is engulfed and surrounded by drones from the rooms on either side. Taking him totally by surprise they restrain him by holding his arms, legs and neck firmly in position as they drag him to the floor. One pulls his sword away and another takes the grenade before running back into the hotel room with it held in the cradle of his chest.

In an instant any threat Steve posed has been neutralised and the blast from the grenade showers the door with