Originally Posted by Iteki
He definitely has assault rifles in the storage he went to. I don't think that's what he put in the barrel though. I think the barrel was already there and ready to be moved. What's in it? Dunno?
Although there was a package taped to the top of the barrel. So if it's rifles in teh barrel, then perhaps the package on top is the ammo.
It looked to me like there were rifles in a rack standing vertically near the barrel but not in the barrel.
I could be wrong but I don't recall a shot of what was in the barrel.
Here's one possibility:
It's a nuclear weapon. He was supposed to deploy it in some city but he got cold feet. This would explain hiding it in the manner he did. There are better ways to hide rifles than bricking the up behind a wall.
Also from the 2nd episode, he marked a lot of cities based on a short Morse code message. This could be explained by a coded phase that indicated the success or failure of a known plan.