But with Belle now distracted the drone scrambles to his feet and sprints towards Steve. Closing in quickly Steve charges forward to meet him and jumps into the air, his foot stretched out to meet the drones head with a kick. But, as if he weighed absolutely nothing, the impact is completely one sided and Steve is sent flying back against the wall again.
This time he feels something crack and the wind leaves his lungs with a more permanent feel. He knows instantly, even before his knees hit the ground, that some of his ribs are broken. The drone closes in and Steve attempts to stand but falls again, coughing up blood and his head spinning.
The alpha’s voice booms inside his head: YOU JUST WANTED TO WATCH THE WORLD FALL TO PIECES… YOU WANTED TO