“Who is that kid?”
“Just some farm boy; they say his parents are dead so he’s living with his Aunt down the road.”
“I’m glad he’s on our side against those things! How do you think he does it?”
“Don’t care. I don’t trust him.”
A boy stood nearby, arms by his sides, staring into the middle distance. Suddenly his head snapped upwards; his eyes glowed red illuminating his expressionless face. Lasers shot out into the sky, and the smouldering ruin of another giant bee fell to the earth.
Inside the boy, servos ground and whirred.