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I sat with my head between my knees, breathing as deeply and steadily as I could. I stared at the floor of the hall; sticky with spilt beer and littered. My ears were still ringing, but I barely noticed as I clamped my mouth shut, trying to overcome the nausea.
“There’s nothing to apologise for. It’s not your fault you’re sick.”
I looked up. Lena was shifting from one foot to another, her skin still sleeked with sweat and her face red and blotchy, but still beautiful.
“You can wait outside for me. I’ll be fine in a minute.”
“No. I’ll stay with you.” She opened her mouth like she was going to add something, then closed it again.
“I’ll be fine.”
“No, I’ll stay.
Talahan V, Fratelli continent
20,000 Feet and Descending
Oh God. Oh Christ. This is it.
"Twenty seconds to LZ, boys!"
I'm not ready. I'm not ready!
"Heads up, AAA fire coming up, Tallies are peppering the sky!"
An explosion rocked the dropship as it continued its hellbound journey towards the jungle below it. The pilots screamed over the COM that another landing craft had just been destroyed.
Chris adjusted his helmet and gripped his seat with white knuckles. All around the passenger bay, other Marines were just as petrified. Some were getting sick, others were praying to whatever god they felt was there, and
RaindropsSprocket sat in the corner of his office, the lights out, hugging his knees whilst hiding his head in the safety behind his arms, rocking back and forth quietly.
It was raining outside.
The Maximal had always held an irrational fear of water, rain included. It's why he hated working on organic planets, just as much because of the rain as the large, open pools of the clear-blue liquid. It's also why he didn't like to associate with creatures from those planets, especially those of the amphibious persuasion.
A brief look up from the safety of his own embrace led to the engineer attempting to work a way out, before the spark of lightning and
The Big Mistake Amy Rose slept well, with Sonic cuddling warmly next to her. Sonic heard a noise in the morning. He soundlessly goes off to investigate. He feels bad for leaving Amy behind. As Sonic opens the door, he is greeted by Midnight. "Sssssh..... kitty, you want breakfast? Be quiet, then." Sonic whispered. Midnight opened her mouth as if to meow. However, she very silently mewed. Only the sound of Midnight purring was starting to get alarmingly loud. "Great. This hungry feline's purring, and I don't want to wake Amy up!" Sonic thinks of how to feed the cat. Despite making an awful lot of noise in the kitchen, Sonic narrowly failed to wake up Amy. How.