“Why are we running?” Gwen asked breathlessly.
“Balls!” Owen snapped at her. “Great big spiky bloody balls!”
“Shouldn’t we try to catch them?”
“Right now I’m more concerned about them catching us!” Jack had slowed down to bring up the rear and protect his team if necessary. “First we stay alive. Then we can figure out how to deal with our spiky friends.”
They kept going, running flat out until they reached the SUV then wrenching the doors open and diving inside. With the doors locked behind them and Ianto driving, they led the balls away from the city centre.
TBC in Part 4