Author: Alan in ABMFQ

Protocol Six: Chapter Twenty-Seven

“…Dad? It’s me…” “Jesus… honey, I feared the worst. I’d almost resorted to praying.” “Ah– ! God… Daddy, don’t make me laugh; it hurts…” “How

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Rust: Chapter Twenty-Three

“You were in the Army, weren’t you?”, the old lady smiled, pouring a cup of tea. Pike accepted it gratefully and inhaled. He had never

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Rust: Chapter Twenty-Two

“Stover, tell me,” he said. “You do your job, right? I don’t mean to accuse; just asking. It’s a legit strategy.”

“Yeah? So?” the cop said, squinting.

“So. You ever run into a situation where someone didn’t want your job to get done? Maybe someone important?”

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Antark: Chapter Twenty-Two

“Anthony, has anyone tried hailing that thing yet?” “That was the first thing we tried,” Captain Nweke said. “No response yet; we may not have

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Rust: Chapter Twenty-One

“Hey! What’s this?” “Oh, hi!” May smiled, looking up from the row of samples on the table. “You’re up late.” Mariah shrugged. “Too hot to

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Rust: Chapter Twenty

Burke whistled his approval, looking around the opulent office. The constant struggle to survive might have ended once one found their way Inside, but this

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Protocol Six: Chapter Twenty-Four

Overhead, the old SuperCobra banked hard left, evading fire from the Apache’s minigun, and the Army pilot’s annoyance carried over the radio. “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot,

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