It’s Sunday and that means its time for my next instalment of Revenant. I read back over the snippet I shared last week and took the opportunity to edit it a little before commencing on this week’s 8 sentences. The revised version is on the linked PDF if you are interested in what changed (not much) but I think it reads a little better now.
Once again, these sentences carry on immediately after last week’s snippet so if you want to refresh your memory about what’s happened you can simply follow this link.
Ryan fell back to stand beside her, the barrel of his gun delivering bursts of glowing death to the oncoming husks. “I can’t keep this up for much longer.”
Kassandra had her pack open on the ground while she transferred the contents of the storage container to it. As soon as she finished, she pulled the pack closed, threw it over her shoulders, and stood up hefting the steel bar. “Which way?”
“Hold,” Ryan said, still firing as he unhooked a plasma grenade from his belt and tossed it into the growing mass of undead before them. The small metal tube hit the ground about twenty paces away and exploded in a burst of searing heat and light that obliterated any organic matter in the vicinity.
The air was rank with the stench of burning flesh.