||DATUM: ČETVRTAK, 2014-11-13, 05:15:12 | PORUKA # 1|
LOKACIJA: Kwajalein-Bouvet Island
|Some of the settlers fought hand to hand, using farm implements in a desperate attempt to stem the tide of monstrous creatures. Octavia had no more missiles to fire and no hand weapon. She raced toward the nearest robo-harvester, a big lumbering vehicle that Mayor Nikolai kept for his own use. She knew the man did not maintain it as well as she and Lars had kept their own vehicle, which now lay dead near the site of the alien artifact. But the robo-harvester could still cause a lot of damage.She bounded up the treads, stepped on the metal running board, threw herself inside the huge vehicle, and powered up the engines. A snort of Vespene exhaust coughed out of the top stack like smoke from a dragon's nostril. |
She brushed her teeth and dressed, then headed for the kitchen where Kelly had left a carafe of coffee for her. Sam poured a mug and downed the searing brew, black. The nighttime cobwebs began to clear.She abandoned the tub once the water began to cool and headed straight for bed. The beside clock told her it was 8:47 but she couldnвЂ™t keep her eyes open one more minute.вЂњWhoa.вЂќ Becky looked just as immovable as Sam.
Kevin shifted from one foot to the other. вЂњWhatвЂ™s this about?вЂќ He tried to ask it with a show of bravado but everyone noticed that his voice was pretty shaky.She put on her most cordial voice as she said goodbye and assured the politicianвЂ™s wife that she could meet their requirements. As she was quickly learning from Beau, politics in this county carried a lot of weight, and her fledgling business could use all the connections she could muster.
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вЂњDarlin, you do realize itвЂ™s the middle of the night, donвЂ™t you?вЂќвЂњCarlos canвЂ™t stay long,вЂќ Elena was saying. вЂњHe has a speech in Albuquerque and a stop in Santa Fe. I just wanted him to see what a great job youвЂ™ve done with the shop.вЂќ She turned to her husband, whose gaze had zipped around the room just short of the speed of light. вЂњIsnвЂ™t it a lovely place, darling?вЂќ
вЂњSheriff?вЂќ Sam said. вЂњTheyвЂ™ve made you sheriff?вЂќвЂњUh-huh. Well . . . no.вЂќвЂњItвЂ™s almost five, Miss Samantha.вЂќ