Happy Mother’s Day. If you are a mother, I hope your children are spoiling you, and if you have a mother, I hope that you are making her feel special, and what could be more special than another 8 sentences from Revenant? 😉
As always, these sentences carry on immediately from last week so if you want to see what has come before then just follow this link.
A staccato rhythm rose out of the darkness, louder even than the sound of Marcus’ gunfire. The first of the undead horde burst out of the narrow doorway before Ryan knew what was happening. He brought his gun around, shooting one handed as he scrambled back and away from the stairwell. Marcus too shot wildly into the growing mass of bodies that spewed from the doorway, but for every husk they felled another appeared to take its place.
“There’re too many of them,” Ryan called. “Fall back.”
One husk leapt over the growing wall of bodies and landed at Ryan’s feet. It reached forward immediately, batting his rifle aside as it clawed its way up Ryan’s body.