The gun went off and Zenshin flinched. The bullet never struck him. The gun fired twice more and Zenshin looked up. In front of him, Robin stood shakily. Blood splattered the ground and she collapsed. Zenshin fell to his knees beside her, tears running down his face.
"Robin." He choked, putting a hand on her face.
"Thank...you..." She whispered.
He gave a sob and started to get to his feet.
"Nope!" A voice called and Zenshin's lights went out.
"So you're the only survivor huh?" The man said, looking over Zenshin, "Sad. The boys tell me you had a real sexy friend who ended up dead. Women are always worth more..."
He was on his knees with his hands tied in front of him. Twenty raiders stood around him, all armed with guns. The man looking him over was the leader of these raiders. They had dragged him into a vault in the middle of some ruins. He caught the number as he went throug the gear door, Vault 3.
"You're all bastards." Zensin said quietly.
The raiders around him burst into laughter.
"You got spunk!" The man said, patting him on the cheek, "We'll beat that outta ya. Boys? Make sure he doesn't die. Throw him a stim every now and again."
"This is gonna be fun!" A raider laughed and punched him across the face.
Zenshin lashed out and managed to headbutt the raider ...