We Didn’t Know

     Walking down the corridor, mounted lights bouncing off of uneven surfaces, Seth could feel a sense of unease running up his spine. His HUD had been displaying a steady drop in temperature with each step that he and the others took.
     He looked over his shoulder at the small group of scientists and fellow soldiers behind him, trying to see if they were noticing. Bend, his second in command, nodded, knowing what Seth was wondering. He began to wonder why he had accepted this job for his squad. He should have questioned why the bigwigs in the UEM (United Earth Military) wanted trained soldiers to escort a bunch of scientists on an archaeological dig. There hadn’t been much digging to do.

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