Pandora followed suit and tried again. “This is Team One, is anypurrdy out there?”
The channel was clearer and I could just hear a voice but it was so feint, then I heard another and another. Tapping the iPaw again I opened the message app and sent a group message, Comms on channel 6! “I hope that wurks,” I said.
She nodded and fished around in a pocket. “Of course!” she replied and placed it on the ground. “But vhy not use the flare gun?”
“One 'undred feet,” she replied immediately. “These valls are approximately twenty-five feet ‘igh, so purrlenty to reach the ground on the other side.”
She did but nothing happened apart from the wall they were leaning against began to move.
“Run!” she cried as the giant wall began slide to the side and she started to head in the opposite direction. Smooch grabbed her paw. “Stop!” he said rather calmly. “This might be the way to Basil and the team.”
Clicker, clicker, clicker... Clicker, clicker, clicker... Clicker, clicker, clicker... was the sound it made as it grew closer and closer.
"Smooch?" Amber asked backing up and pointing her gun towards them. "What the fluff are those things?"
OH MY COD! I thought as heinous screeching and blood-curdling screams rang out.
The creatures, I called them Scorpo-pus’s – seriously what else could I name them? – but anyhoo I digress...