Welcome to 2014 everyone, I hope your New Year’s Eve celebrations were fun and that this year will be a good one for you and your family.
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He immediately wrapped another of the bonding sheets to his own line, just as the mindless creatures piled into the confined space of the elevator shaft, all of them intent on tearing Ryan to pieces. He could do nothing but wait. Trusting his armour to keep him safe until the lines were joined and he could follow Kassandra up to safety.
Fists pounded against his back, and teeth broke on the plates covering his arms as the ravenous husks struck. Ryan twisted his body to try and soften the blows, but there were too many and he could do little except weather the storm.
As soon as the bond was complete he thumped at his chest and felt himself being pulled upward. One of the husks managed to grab hold of his legs as he shot away. A well-placed kick to its arm snapped bone and it fell back down to the mess of writhing bodies below.