The drive to the base was long and uncomfortable. The radio in the truck did not work and the air conditioning was starting to fail. Brandon pressed a button on his earpiece. “Alita, we’re almost there. It should be about fifteen minutes.”
“When we get there, you can take a shower and maybe get something to eat.” Claire told Tristan who nodded his head.
“Even for out here, you stink.” Brandon chimed in.
“Water hasn’t been easy to come by.” Tristan responded.
“Almost there.” Brandon said softly.
Quinton slowed down as they turned down a path leading to a locked gate. Tristan looked to see Quinton say something into a box while the gate opened. They drove up a driveway to what was a large house. He noticed the boarded up windows. He also saw several things on the roof; solar panels were all over it and the lawn. They went into a garage where they parked their vehicles. Tristan got out of the truck and followed Brando