Small SacrificeThe tides of battle will always turn upon a millisecond of timing, upon the decision made in that instant before pulling the trigger or pushing the button. Tactics take time; they rely on the field decisions of commanders- of soldiers.Small Sacrifice10 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
To obey, to shoot. To flee.
On the battlefield an instant can become an eternity, can turn into a lifetime of 'should-have's and 'could-have's. Less than a minute can create a legend, just as easily as a hundred year siege, or a thousand year reign of peace.
And in the rush of time, the small sacrifices will be forgotten, in the time it takes to pull a trigger.
Cybertron, The Beginning of the Third Cybertronian War
"Autobots! Start pulling out– we can't afford to lose any more fighters over this outpost"
Prime's orders came just as Jazz realized he was down to the last charge in the laser rifle he'd been is