Seeds Chapter 7 Page 1

Steve didn’t remain in position to watch the bullet strike its target. That would be a rookie mistake. One of the first lessons in any sniper school was to not hang around looking at the dead body of the target you just snuffed.

There was a natural tendency to do this for beginners, some strange curiosity to examine what you’d just done, to look at the dead body and see if there was any life remaining. A weird tendency that would get you or your team killed as you hesitate with the next objective. You had to keep moving, continue with the mission, and this is exactly what Steve does.

He runs towards the side of the building as the sun begins to retreat below the horizon, slinging the rifle and dropping his goggles over his eyes to see in the