Seeds Chapter 22 Page 1

strange silence hangs over the college grounds as the Colonel exits the room where Rob is sleeping. It’s morning and the bombing stopped just a few hours ago.

He walks quietly as if by making too much noise he’ll wake the invaders up and they’ll begin pounding the city again. But he knew this was a silly idea and wondered why it had actually stopped. There was a series of explosions on the horizon during the night but they hadn’t heard anything about what it was. The radio had been quiet since then too.

He walks into the main room where the radio operator has been cycling through the frequencies to get some news on how the war was progressing. But he just shrugs to the Colonel to tell him that there is still nothing to report.