||DATUM: ČETVRTAK, 2014-11-13, 03:17:03 | PORUKA # 1|
LOKACIJA: Kwajalein-Bouvet Island
|It was unthinkable. . . . The nightmare had come to Bountiful.Tears flooded Ardo’s eyes. |
вЂњWhat do you want?вЂќ Carlos demanded.She strode to the window and pulled the cord to raise the mini-blinds. Dust motes drifted through the air as the room flooded with light. A perfectly ordinary room. An empty room. She lowered the shade.
Duke spluttered and could think of no response. Octavia gave him a wry smile. “It's easy, General. Any child can show you how to do it.”Sarah Kerrigan flexed her long-fingered hands, extended the rapier-like claws that could disembowel an opponent—any opponent, from the treacherous rebel Arcturus Mengsk, who had betrayed her, to General Edmund Duke, whose ineptitude had led to her eventual capture and transformation.Now Octavia heard more things stirring around the homestead, bodies moving about. The dog-thing made a deep liquid roar in its throat, and Octavia stumbled away. Old Blue's paws split open to reveal a
Ardo felt wonderful. He loved running in the power armor. It seemed effortless as he bounded across the ground. The clicks rolled under him, the salmon colored dust trailing behind him and his companions.“Gnats with delusions of grandeur,” Breanne snorted. “So these terrorists brought the box to you . . .”
At SweetвЂ™s Sweets, Jen was in the process of closing out the register and Becky had gone home for the day, leaving a supply of tea cookies and cakes ready for sale the next day. Sam would come in early and get the breakfast pastries done in time for the early coffee crowd and Halloween cookies baked for the trick-or-treat promotion theyвЂ™d been advertising. Two new custom orders had come inвЂ”a wedding cake for the end of the month (at least some customers planned ahead!) and a baby shower cake which reminded Sam that new life always came along to offer comfort over the loss of another.Sam snickered at the image of the squat Padilla storming around the office like a wild woman on hormone overload.Jen put an arm around SamвЂ™s shoulder. вЂњShe would have loved it.вЂќ
Merdith eyed the lieutenant carefully, sizing her up. “I’m Merdith Jernic. I am . . . well, was . . . an engineer down at Oasis Station.”Cutter moved so fast that Ardo had no time to react. In two quick steps the huge man crossed the floor and wrapped his right hand around Ardo’s throat.