He received the all clear signal, banked left and began his approach. It was a move he and hundreds of others had done before, yet at no point did he relax his concentration. Too many times he had seen or heard of a sudden gust of wind catching someone off guard and knocking them either off track and they had to circle around and try again, or slammed them into the sides.

The humiliation that came with being tossed around because you weren’t paying attention was something he wished, very strongly, to avoid. Especially since the incident last year. Besides, with over 50,000 others in the hive, it wasn’t like there was a place for a Bee to hide when the mocking became too much.