Chapter Eight

Standard

Have We Had Help?

483068_600

Chapter Eight – Cydon 1

The stereo speakers inside Shansur’s helmet were silent. “Master sergeant, report,” he commanded. There had been no response from Manesh for five hours. “Lieutenant, have you cleared the blockage yet,” he barked into the microphone.

“Yes sir—it’s clear.”

“Trooper Jansha, report to the command centre at the double!” Shansur was uneasy. It was unlike the master sergeant not to report in. Jansha appeared at the door out of breath after the arduous climb back up the turbo-shaft ladder. “I need you with me, old friend. There’s been no response from the recon team in the turbo-car tunnel. Grab anyone you can find and meet me down by the blockage,” he said, hurriedly running past the trooper into the corridor. Jansha started recruiting ‘volunteers’ immediately. It was good to be needed once more.

Shansur and the lieutenant were deep in conversation when the sound of running…

View original post 2,117 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s