Last week Ryan literally dropped a bomb on the situation to give our heroes some breathing room. With their prize safely ensconced in Kassandra’s pack the two of them are looking for a way out.
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“Holy shit,” Kassandra said. “Do you have any more of those things?”
“A couple,” Ryan replied as he mopped up the remaining husks with his gun. “Let’s go.”
They moved back the way they came, navigating the stacked shelves carefully as they picked a path out. They made good time, having the vault’s surveillance feed in Ryan’s H.U.D. allowed them to avoid the biggest threats, but once outside the main door they were on their own.
Pausing at threshold, Ryan kept his weapon up as he scanned the darkened corridor to the elevator shaft. The zigzag pattern of crates along its length added dangerous twists and turns to what would once have been a short walk.