Seeds Chapter 22 Page 17

A few minutes later Steve and Happy exit the hotel into the front courtyard and the crowd heaves forward towards them. Steve holds his hands up as he stumbles backwards, shocked by the mass of bodies surging towards them, and they stop. His instructions followed instantly.

Dylan voice crackles in his ear: Jesus, this is freaky!

Steve: Tell me about it kid!

Gently giving hand gestures for them to make a passageway for them to pass through, he walks tepidly in their direction.

The crowd separate almost too easily as he approaches, pushing through to the exit onto the main road. He can see why and how Mark had started to believe that he was