With all of his colleagues quickly departing the laboratory, he knew that it was only a matter of time before he’d have the place to himself and he could make some actual preparations.
The sun was sinking ever closer to the western horizon and the odd haze that had smothered the area wasn’t going anywhere.
This is it, it has to be it. I just know it, he thought as he sat on the rooftop patio looking over the low-laying cities below.
His faithful backpack sitting next to him, he felt that he was as ready as anyone could be.