Yeah, like Zach was going to sit down here and wait for whatever was following him to catch up. The best thing to do was to keep on the move. Besides, without his mask and gauntets, he didn't want to go around practically shouting that he was a metahuman by using his powers. So mabe it wa best to stick with the Sergeant. Besides, having a Marine with you was bound to be useful.
"I'll come along. That's alright with you?"
"So. Any particular reason for carrying a loaded gun while walking into a shopping mall?"
"You can never be too careful."
So the two left the vehicle, Barrett locking and securing the Cuda before leading the way into the shopping mall. At first glance, it mostly seemed normal. But upon seeing the distinct lack of active shoppers, and a distinctly large amount of "fleeing in terror and panick"-ers, Cale assumed that something was up. He grabbed hold of a passing middle-aged man
"What's going on?"
"I dunno, some weirdo on a motorcycle crashed through the front, and started running through the stores, attacking random people. I still say it's a terrorist attack. Not even the malls are safe these days!"
Cale shook his head, and let the man flee with the rest of the panicking crowd. By now, Sergeant Barrett had his pistol in hand, and was busy assuring the jumpy and terrified citizens that he was a United States Marine, and yes, he was perfectly capable of dealing with this situation. The fact that they freaked out when they saw the gun, but yet did not clue into the service uniform until directly informed also was slightly amusing. Zach Cale grinned to himself; he knew that having a Marine around was bound to come in handy.
The now anxious to help citizens also provided Barrett and Cale with the direction that the "terrorist" was to be found. Newcomers also stated that he was currently 'fighting a metal man'. Cale found this part to be particularly interesting, given his line of work. With this new bit on information, Cale even doubted the accuracy of the terrorist claim. More likely it was a brawl between two metas that spilled out into the nearest place; the mall.
So Cale turned, and began walking in the direction specified by the mob, temporarily forgetting that he was supposed to be a normal human for the time being. However, he did have the presence of mind to stay both solid and visible for now. The cause of this chaos would very interesting to watch...