Forest Path, Fern, Forest, Jungle


It had started out pretty much like every other day had for the last week.  Up early, and then a hike through the forest with the guys.  But not today.  No today, as he rounded the same bend he had taken for six consecutive days, he was greeted by the whiz and buzz of passing rounds.  He dropped to the ground along with his companions, as the the First Sergeant called out “Whiz – Crack, not a problem.  Whiz thud’s the B***h.”  David laughed to himself with his only thought being, “And I volunteered for this.”

(97 words)


Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction Challenge:  “What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you are in absolute danger?

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