A Hive Divergent chp 2Chapter Two: DissentDesmond's hand shot out and grabbed the facehugger in midair. Both children were screaming, and the cries of confusion from the offworld xenomorphs were just as piercing in Desmond's head."Silence!" he roared aloud and in his mind as he struggled to keep his hold on the desperately thrashing hugger firm without injuring it."You will follow my commands without question or hesitation, all of you!" he barked, "You drones from this hive will guide my warriors to any cocooned prey and any eggs. All are to be brought outside ALIVE, is that understood?"None dared disobey. Desmond shot a last snarl at the offworlders, then said to Patrick, "Please free the male youngling and bring him outside."The hugger continued to struggle in his hand, but the little girl stopped fighting Desmond and held onto him instead."You saved my brother," she whispered, looking up into his alien face, "Why?""His death was unnecessary.... and I told you I was here to help. I dislike lying."