SoT:Firesong Part 12 – Puffball Assignment

“Tell me again what we are doing out here, sir?” The driver steered the van through the opening in the barricade and parked to the side near the local guardian vehicles.

Jason smirked. “Well, I’m here to observe and be on-hand should the locals request Dawn’s Light input. Sergeant Tibbs,” he tipped his head towards the man in the back of the van, “is here in case we need any tech support. And I imagine you, Chief, are here to keep an eye on the brand new baby Commander and make sure I don’t screw things up too much.” Continue reading

SoT: Firesong Part 3 – Orders

Kenneth Creed felt little relief as he drove up to the outpost garage. Technically, the mission had been a success even with the Director’s orders to withdraw. Technically, they rescued both his daughter and his best friend. But too much blood had been spilled on all sides, and of his team, Ken was the only one returning to headquarters physically unscathed. Continue reading