THE END OF DAYS
BOOK FOUR | WRATH OF MACHINES
PART TWO | Tracing Lines
Chapter (?) | Returning
Section 2 - Hidden Eyes
I wheeled around and came face to face with the man in the bowler hat. Everything happened within a second: I moved my arm to point the gun in his face; he swatted my wrist and disarmed me; he was pointing my gun at my face. I threw my hands up. His hat was tipped down over his eyes, but he was grinning. I thought I recognized…
"C-3073 Haztmeister pistol, chambered for point-thirty Haztmeister cartridges, ten rounds," he said in a heavy Angli-Kinallan accent. "Nice." He turned the gun over and over, examining it. "Huh, the waterproof model. Must be Deidreich's design. Eh. Fan of Haztmeister much?"
I looked from him to the pistol from under my eyebrows. "Not exactly. The name doesn't ring well where I'm from." I was thinking of the Haztmeister firearms that Legumlatoris had snuck into the Drackon Kingdom. "But I'm sure