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Once More Unto The Breach
Kiara-Ne cursed as she jumped over the barricade and into cover, the roar of gunfire erupting all around her. Beside her were the rest of her platoon, recently reunited and once more at full operating capacity. The 14th had been on a joint mission with the 10th Assault Platoon on what was supposed to be a simple assignment. Naturally someone had buggered up, and the resistance encountered was far stronger than expected. The vox-com implanted in her ear chimed, and Syntar's voice came through.
"Ma'am, Lieutenant Bullet and I are in position. What's your status?
Kiara-Ne ducked as enemy fire chipped away at the barricade.
"Still on the southern approach," she replied. "Hostiles have us pinned down."
"Roger that, Ma'am."
There was a moments silence before Syntar radioed her again.
"Ma'am, um, the Lieutenant says to stop making excuses and, um, 'get your sorry ass' here right now."
Kiara-Ne growled, her voice terse as she replied.
"You can tell that pervert I'll be there shortly, and then
Learn To Fly :Collab:
Zac smiled as he watched Katlin and Leon play on the floor. He was visiting his good friends, Hisspan and Wolfen, and enjoyed seeing the carefree way their children played. Zac had to stifle a chuckle when Leon suddenly yawned and flopped face down onto his belly.
"I think it's time someone had a nap," Hisspan said from her chair.
The cobra stood and picked up her son, cradling him gently.
"Do you need a nap too, Katlin?" Hisspan asked.
Katlin shook her head, crawling over to hug Zac's leg tightly.
"Kat-Kat no wanna nap while Ncle Accy visit!" she said.
"It's OK, Hissy," Zac said, lifting Katlin into his arms. "I'll keep an eye on her while you put Leon down."
Zac winked at Hisspan.
"It'll give me some time to show her my surprise."
"Sure, Zac," Hisspan replied with a smile. "Have fun you two."
Zac peered at Katlin, who looked at him wide eyes.
"Ncle Accy have prwessy for Kat-Kat?' the baby cobra asked.
"Yes I do, Sweetie," he said. "Remember I promised you I'd show you how
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