RA: To the Horizon [Chapter 1]More Like This
Characters: C. Snippy/Sniper & C. Hatchenson/Pilot & A. Gromov/Engineer & Captain
Chapter 1: Engie's Masterpiece
It must have been a little over three months ago that Captain gave Engie the order to build a flying machine. Initially the Russian engineer objected to taking on such a seemingly impossible task, but finally agreed to after Pilot incessantly heckled him to the brink of insanity.
Doctor Gromov needed parts before he could begin constructing "the most glorious flying machine," as Captain put it, so all throughout the months that followed he requested the other two minions to fetch him various scraps to aid in the completion of his project. Every part on the list was successfully retrieved sooner or later, depending on how long it took to coerce reluctant Snippy into getting dragged along on a search.
Every time the sniper was told to go scavenge the wasteland with Pilot, he acted stubbornly. He was persistent in
The Incredible Shrinking SnippyAnother day, another mission. Snippy, Pilot, Engie and Zee Captain stood in front of a large, green swamp. Bubbles were floating up to the surface and popping, releasing a vile stench into the toxic atmosphere, and the liquid itself looked menacingly like pure radioactive waste.More Like This
“Minions!” cried Captain, waving his hand in a grand gesture towards the swamp. “Behold; the promised pit!”
Pilot gazed on, goggle eyed in wonder.
Engie looked nonplussed about the affair. “Why are we here, next to this stinking cesspool?”
Snippy had a very vague, bad feeling about this.
“To answer your question, Engie,” said Captain. “We are near what you call a “cesspool” – a ridiculous name, for this place is not good for playing games with sticks and balls – because of a very important teamwork exercise.”
“Teamwork?” asked Engie.
“I don’t like this,” said Snippy quietly.
Pilot clapped his hands