Seeds Chapter 6 Page 12

They sit there staring out through the windscreen and he can see them just sitting there frozen, staring back at him. He holds up his hand and signals to them to turn around. Then points deeper into the village and slides his finger along his throat to tell them in the most simple terms that going this way was a bad idea.

But they don’t move. Perhaps they wanted to die, or maybe he just knows too much, overly familiar with the threat. He has a full overview of the situation and direct experience fighting entire swarms. These… civilians… they only know what their view through a broken windscreen reveals to them. A group of drones and a single armed stranger in a gillie suit giving them instructions.

Raising the rifle towards the car he cocks