Sunday, January 6, 2013
Dead Rite chapter 134.03
He put his phone away again and stood. The sun had reached its zenith and crossed over into aftenoon, leaving everything but the buzzing of a few early bees still and quiet. He did another circuit of the site. Still nothing to report and nothing to hear from the depths of the dolman.
He looked along the path but there was no sign of Sergeant Peters. A shame. He was looking forward to a spot of lunch. Surely nothing had happened to him. What if he'd been attacked? Peters could take care of himself in a one-on-one situation but what if he'd walked into the robot? It would more than likely pulverise him.
“Sergeant?” He listened for a reply but nothing was forthcoming. At least now he knew he had time to answer the call of nature.