Seeds Chapter 4 Page 32

The drones scramble over the bodies, pulling their fallen comrades out of the way to clear a path towards a still moving meal, only to become another barrier for the drone behind. The first magazine is empty and he quickly replaces it, the pause enough time for the swarm to make ground by advancing up a few steps. The fresh rounds put the brakes on their advance however and another pile of meat starts to form further up the stairs. He knows the next magazine change will give them enough time to break through the gates and into the more open area of the tracks so begins inching to the right as he prepares to draw them down the tracks.

A surge of bodies bursts through early however and he makes a run for it. It’s dark there and he’d seen how they became almost blind at night.