Not sure if this scene will survive editing, but I had a lot of fun writing it.
Mark scowled down at the young pickpocket, “When is this bomb supposed to go off?”
Holly looked up like the answer would be found on the ceiling, “Oh, uh-”
A peal of thunder echoed through the garage followed by a resounding boom. Emergency lights flashed from the corners.
“Please find shelter immediately,” said a calm Terran female voice from a nearby speaker. “There has been a terrorist attack on a nearby building. Please follow emergency protocols and seek out the nearest bomb shelter. Your safety and well-being are Urson’s highest priority.” The message was repeated in Erethizon.
She smiled weakly, “I think… now.”