Seeds Chapter 22 Page 12

The invaders have begun rounding up civilians on the bridge and the Sergeant gasps as they begin executing them one by one, some calling out instructions to the others in a language the Colonel can’t even recognise.

Colonel: Sergeant, that’s not Russian they are speaking.

Sergeant Davis: It doesn’t matter, we need to organise the rest of my platoon, stop this slaughter! They are people, not zombies!

The Colonel looks at him wide eyed and with a nod to fully agree with him, but then looks past him suddenly and points to a white streak of light shooting up along the river towards their position.

Like a flame burning beneath the surface of the water the surface boils as it