We’re back again with another 8 sentences from Revenant, Ryan continues his musing as Kassandra leads them toward their prize. As always, if you want to refresh your memory about what’s happened you can simply follow this link.
Kassandra paused at another intersection, she turned her head from side to side, and after a moment’s thought, led them down the right hand passage. Ryan followed, always on the lookout for any sign of trouble. Though, in truth, he didn’t expect to find any more husks in this room. The creatures were an unsubtle enemy, preferring to charge in blindly at their first opportunity rather than lie in wait. But Ryan had been at this long enough to never take anything for granted. It’s one of the reasons he was still alive, when so many of his fellows were not.
They slowed down when they turned another corner, Kassandra taking time to read the reference numbers below each of the grey metal containers that filled the shelves.
“This is it,” she said, tapping one such container on the third shelf. “Now let’s hope my emergency override codes are still recognised.”