Seeds Chapter 8 Page 7

Slowly and deliberately to show his intention. The guys look at each other wondering what to do and with a shrug the red head drops the axe slowly and volunteers the first words: What do you want?

Steve thinks to himself that things would be a lot easier if he could talk. This was going to be another weird introduction and he holds up one finger before slowly taking the notebook from his leg pocket.

On a page he has written in large letters, large enough to be read from a distance, even in this dim light - “STEVE”. It was always good to start with names he thought as it humanised the situation. After his experience with Tommy, Sarah and Brian, he felt that preparing a few explanations in advance of another encounter with real people was a wise