Sunday again and that means its time for another 8 sentences from Revenant. As always these carry on immediately from last week. If you want to see what has come before then just follow this link.
Sensors in his helmet compensated quickly enough to save his eyesight, but the wave of heat that followed left him breathless. Ryan lay there, his oxygen starved body gasping for air as a shape loomed out of the darkness. He crawled toward his gun, the blast having pushed it a few metres along the shaft.
“Hope you’re not planning to shoot me with that?” Marcus’ voice said in his ear.
“Why shouldn’t I?” Ryan managed between breaths. “A little warning might have been nice.”
Marcus shrugged. “I told you to get going. Not my fault if you have trouble understanding English.”