Life After the Great War~ Chapter 41Chapter 41~Life After the Great War~ Chapter 4121 hours ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
SOME OCCASIONS WITH PEOPLE ARE NOT SO BAD AFTER ALL
Second Officer Edwards couldn't help but smile at the show with the children. Finally, he turned to the group, and said "Let me prove to you how gentle this old fellow really is. Watch this."
He walked past the kids to the stands where I was moored, and carefully began untying all the many knots. The woman in charge of the children rushed over and cried "What do you think you're doing?! He'll do something horrible!"
Edwards stood up and said "No, ma'am. He's a very strong ship, and he if wanted to, he could of snapped these lines himself."
The moorings fell into the water, and he said "See? He's not stationed to the dock, he's not even anchored, but here he stays. He's as gentle as a liner."
He stroked my side, and I closed my eyes in pleasure. The children's leader cried "But, he could snap at any moment!"
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December 5th 2281
The group descended the ramp and were met by David Sheridan, who enfolded his mother and brother in a comforting hug. His girlfriend Anisa stood back from them understanding that this was their time. Susan greeted the young woman and tried to make her feel at ease, but being Ivanova it wasn't easy. Her reputation preceded her even so many years after it was created. Still she was curious about the new love of her 'nephew.' She grimaced as Mica’s sobs could be heard again.
Miranda and Liz had joined them by this time and Delenn was torn from her sons to hug her husband's family. She was expecting to comfort them but found herself being comforted by just being with them. David lifted his younger brother off the ground and they joined the rest of their family.
“Let me down, I'm too big for you to carry, David.” Says Mica as he smells the warm Earth air…smelling the rich soil and feel