The Motherland and Honor Part2
Taking up their Kovnik's cry, the Shocktroopers stepped forward as one, snapping their shields up in a wall and bracing themselves against the inevitable impact of the 'jacks. Ivan and Petrovski were in the middle of the formation, with two of his men to the right, and the last two members past him. The Demolition Corps fell back, out of easy charge range of the 'jacks but within range to reinforce the Shocktroopers, and the Greylords stepped up directly behind the Shocktroopers, beginning the magical incantations that would be necessary to attempt to halt the charge of the inbound Slayers.
By this time the Slayers had reached full speed and were about ten seconds away from impacting the Shocktrooper line, one slightly in front of the other. One of the Shocktroopers on the end began singing the Khadoran national anthem, and in a moment the entire squad had joined in, Petrovski included. They were still in the first refrain when the first Slayer crashed their line.
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