Chapter #257 – Journey(4)
Even before the lifeless body of the Black Raven Fighter thudded to the ground, another blade of condensed fire beheaded the raven which was on top of Faxul.
Daneel was in no mood to take any risks. He had no idea whether the Raven also had any mechanism to alert the higherups in case of danger. Hence, he chose to cut it down.
As Faxul’s face was angled to the side, he couldn’t see what had happened. Yet, feeling the force on top of him disappear, he looked up just in time to see the scene of the soldier falling to the ground.
His eyes met those of the Black Raven Fighter’s, and he watched with shock as the life faded from them, replaced by the nothingness of death.
Keeping a close eye on Faxul’s expression, Daneel said, “I had no choice. He was going to send a message to the higher-ups. We cannot risk blowing our cover and having the entire army descend on us.”
For a few seconds, Faxul just stared into those dead eyes, while the shock refused to leave his face.
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