Thursday, 22 June 2017

Chapter 84 caught up

Chapter 84 caught up
Chu Yunsheng and Lan Chaoyin were heading towards the west of the city on the national highway, in the pitch black suburban. Because of the limited visibility, broken cars and the bodies on the highway, they couldn’t drive very fast.
 
A lot of regular citizens also started to come out of the fog city, most of them did not have any transportation tools. But since they all knew Jin Ling city was the safest city,  so they all headed towards the west.

Some of them took the clothes from dead bodies and used the petrol they found in the broken cars to make fire torches. Soon, many fire torches began to appear one after another in the dark. Chu Yunsheng was very concerned with such a massive crowd. They had so many fire touches, it would easily attract the green shelled Insects in the sky!

But they couldn't tell them to put out the fire, it was very dark outside of the city, without any light sources they wouldn't be able to find a way.

All he could do was to ask Lan Chaoyin to speed up the bike and stay away from the crowd.

6km wasn't a long distance, if there wasn't any problem with the road, they would get there very soon.

Since the dark age began, Chu Yunsheng noticed that no matter how he made his plan, there would always be accidents to disrupt his whole plan. Before He was worried about the bike would attract the green shelled Insects, just when he solved the bike problem, the crowd became another problem.

Lan Chaoyin seemed to know what he was worried about, so she immediately leaned forward and said. “Sit tight!”

Just right after she said it, the strange flame instantly lit up the bike, and then the bike rushed out and left a trail of fire on the highway.

Just when he was slightly relieved because of increasing speed, he heard the sounds that made by artilleries firing rockets and a massive amount of red-shelled insects roaring coming from the front!

…......

“Division commander! If we don't leave now, we won't have any chance to escape later!   We can't continue to wait like this." said the political commissar, he grasped the division commander Yang’s arm while his face was covered with tears.

The division commander’s face twitched. “wait!!!” he gritted his teeth and shouted.

“Just because of Du Qishang, how many of our brothers have died!?.... Those fucking insects are going to surround us!  you are going to sacrifice the whole division for him!”  the political commissar shouted with a hoarse voice.

"It's an order, I said 23:00, then it will be 23:00, I'll not retreat one second earlier, or wait one second more!” the Division commander clenched his gun and said sternly while watching the soldiers fighting at the front.

Seeing the Division commander Yang was so determined. The political commissar’s body started to tremble, suddenly he kneeled down, and cried out loud. “Lao Yang, please, order them to retreat, please, I am begging you! They all haven't reached 19 yet. They all are just kids!”

The commander Yang suddenly felt a sharp pain in his heart, he immediately held up the politician commissar. “Lao Quan! Why are you doing this!? I, Yang Baili is not a heartless bastard, they are all my soldiers! I am not just waiting for Du Qishang that idiot! I am waiting for almost two truck of scientists! I am just a soldier, I don't know anything about science. But I still understand that without those scientists, we won't have any new weapons, if we just have the old weapons, don't even need to mention the whole army, the whole country will disappear! ” the commander Yang's lips were twitching and he said helplessly.

The political commissar shook his head, he seemed to disagree with the commander's opinion. When he was about to argue, he suddenly heard soldiers burst into cheers at the front.

They were startled and instantly took out the infrared binoculars. At the front line, just right behind the insect’s swarm, a thin long tank gun slowly appeared in the dark. Then a group of awakened warriors quickly rushed out and started to attack the red-shelled insects from behind!
  
Some of the soldiers shouted. “it’s the 218th regiment, it's the 218th regiment!”

Yang Baili finally sighed with relief. He then shouted. "Du Qishang you bastard!”

He then turned around and shouted again. “Staff officer Bao, take out all the depleted uranium ammunition we got, let’s help them and quickly get out of here!  ”

….

A few minutes later.

Chu Yunsheng could see gunfire spread across the sky, and the ground was full of red-shelled insects. The insects were so crowded that it even made his soul trembled. He and Lan Chaoyin could not get through this red shelled insect’s swarm!
 
He immediately told Lan Chaoyin to turn around. If the insects noticed them, then it would be too late!

There was a lake in the North, if they headed that way, the journey would be too long. They had to head to the south and find a way to go around the insect’s swarm!

They were not far from Gu Shu city, however, Chu Yunsheng was scared that Gu Shu city would be like the fog city - Kun city, so he didn't agree with Lan Chaoyin's idea which was to go through Gu Shu city.

Then They started to see more and more people. Most of them came from Shen Cheng city, and most of them did not have any cars. They were all just on their foot.

The only light sources in the crowd were the fire torches. Although they were not very bright, with the number of torches they had, it was already enough to light up the sky above them.

People tend to follow where the fire touches went, they did not have a sense of direction nor did they wanted to go into the dark alone!

They felt safe to be within the crowd or near the light, even Chu Yunsheng had that feeling as well!

At least when they encountered dangers, the more people were there in the crowd, the higher the chances of surviving!

Lan Chaoyin had already stopped using her ability, she said that she did not have much energy left, and she needed to keep some to protect herself. But who knows if she was telling the truth.

Once the fire disappeared, the bike became a regular bike. It needed to consume petrol, but Chu Yunsheng wasn't worried. because he still had some in the storage talisman.

Lan Chaoyin’s riding skill was undoubtedly good. She used every possible route in the crowd, but then it started to cause trouble.

Some groups tried to take their bike by force, and some of them were the awakened warriors. luckily Chu Yunsheng had restored some of his strength. He simply used the enchanted gun to scared them away.

But it wasn't long until Chu Yunsheng started to hear the buzzing sounds appearing in the sky. It instantly struck fear into Chu Yunsheng's heart, that sounds were made by the green shelled insects!

He turned around and instantly saw around 4 green shelled insects were diving down at them. The crowds panicked, people were running into each other, pushing each other,  trying to find a place to hide.

Chu Yunsheng held onto Lan Chaoyin and clenched his legs to lock himself onto to the bike. He then suddenly forced himself to lean to left. The bike immediately fell down and slid very far.

Then Green shelled insects quickly flew over them!

At the same time, people at back shouted. “insect! They have caught up with us!”

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