Time of DyingTime of Dying4 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
Ringing that.. awful ringing..
Echo strained the shake away the high pitched whine echoing in his ears. The after effect of the fiery explosion maintained its steady tone, deafening the loud scream of his name. The ARC's movement hurt, and Echo feebly ceased his attempt. The crippled clone lay in silent agony.
On the ground I lay
Motionless in pain
I can see my life flashing before my eyes
The flames around him licked harmlessly at the plastoid of his armor, it's glow was fading..
"We have to go NOW!" The general's voice startled Echo, reminding him of the whine in his ears that was finally dulling. It took Echo a moment to register the meaning..
Did I fall asleep
Is this all a dream
Wake me up, I'm living a nightmare
NO! Echo thought in sudden panic I'm alive! Alive!
The ARC mustered all of his strength to open his eyes to drive away the creeping darkness. Nothing.. his eyes were open. But.. the light.. still faded.. Echo fought the darkness, fear for
Oh no he didn't..Oh no he didn't..6 years ago in Science Fiction More Like This
Rex stared at the wall. Cody had gone drinking with the others, leaving Rex alone with Denal. Rolling over, Rex watched his most trusted trooper stretch and take off his armored boots.
Going to bed already Denal? Rex chuckled.
Denal turned and grinned at his captain, Well sir, we got training tomorrow dont we? With your drills, Ill need my rest. he snorted.
What? Rex grinned.
Oh its just the rest going off like that. Boy, their gonna have a hangover and go through drills. Sucks for them. Denal smirked.
Rex put his arms behind his head. He hadnt bothered to remove his armor yet. He wasnt even tired. After counting all of the scratches on his helmet, Rex glanced over to Denal who dozed with his arms crossed over his chest.
Loud barks of laughter and a hard thud directed Rexs attention to the door. Denal had awaken, annoyed at the interruption.
Sir are ok? someones slurred speech asked.