Chapter 5 – A Plague Upon Mankind continued…

A Plague Upon Mankind

I stare at the creature that seems undaunted by my appearance, and realize that he alone will bring attention to my presence. The creature stares at me with his blackened eyes and without speaking a word points at me. I hear his words call out in the silence of my mind, and he alerts the others that I have emerged. I hesitate for a moment and wait for him to move toward me. My hand is firmly wrapped around the syringe that is hidden behind my back and as he leans forward I quickly plunge it deep into his neck. However the excitement proves to be too much and before long the others are called to restrain me. Sadly, my efforts came to late. His cries alerted the others and they are running toward me. Has everything I’ve done thus far been in vain, will the legacy of humankind end here? I refuse to accept the end, and stand my ground knowing that I will not submit without a fight! However my fortitude will not last. As I prepare for the worst the downed creature grabs hold of my legs and pulls me to the ground. My struggle is futile for I know the others are fast approaching…

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Chapter 5 – A Plague Upon Mankind continued…

A Plague Upon Mankind

I am fully aware of the risk involved, I cannot just walk into the computer room without being seen. Once I am within reach of the portal, I will make a run for it, and use whatever means necessary to stop the creatures should the situation call for it. If I fail at my task the end result will be the same and the future of man will be no more. With my mind and body clear of the toxins I wait for the transport tube to come to a stop, knowing not what waits on the other side. The winch slows down and then comes to a sudden stop; I take a deep breath and hold tight the syringe between my clenched fist. When first the door opens, I am relieved to see that no being is waiting on the other side. With a false sense of security, I exit the transport tube and walk beyond the corner of a long quiet corridor. However my confidence is quickly thwarted when I turn another corner and walk right into the very creature I am trying to avoid…