The distortion was almost enough to lose the message. Clara looked below and spotted a recessed cabinet with a fire extinguisher, hose reel, and an axe. She shattered the glass with her elbow and bought some time by kneecapping the two nearest zombies.
In the ensuing confusion, she reached inside for the axe and tossed her pistol. This was a two-handed weapon, and she could not afford to fumble an attack. —Thank god I have another pistol.
This time she had to be smart with her attacks. She used her speed to build momentum and buried the axe into the shoulder; the weight carried it forward until it came out nearer to the pelvis.
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