SERIAL: KANSAS, CHAPTER 10: ON APPROACH
Matthew McLean's post-cyberpunk espionage thriller KANSAS continues, as we delve into Hatcher's past, experiencing some up-close-and-personal wetwork in the deep jungle. For those readers just joining us, you can read KANSAS from Chapter 1 here, and there's a Series Catchup post here!
The jungle was alive as the man in green crouched next to the tree. Height was important. Most human beings instinctively looked within a foot of their own head level when scanning for people. In the jungle, you would also look for patterns that did not fit the native foliage. The camouflage that the man in green wore had been specially designed and tested to guarantee that, if used properly, it would never betray the wearer's outline. ‘If used properly’ was always the key phrase, Hatcher noted to himself as he listened for movement in the stillness of the jungle. Hearing none he gingerly stepped forward, creeping from the cover of the tree in a slow deliberate movement to the next patch of shadow ...READ SERIAL: 'KANSAS' CHAPTER 10 NOW