607 words | [PG-13]
Carolina and Tex get left behind after a mission gone wrong.
They never come back from their last mission.
North and South. Maine and Wash. Connie and York.
Now the last search team is missing. Florida and Wyoming went out two days ago. They should have been back by now.
Carolina paces the length of the landing bay, biting her nails—a nervous habit she thought she kicked in high school. The rest of the crew is on edge and give her a wide berth, but she hears them murmuring about it. Them. Her. All of it. She wants to scream at them but bites her tongue.
The door to the landing bay flies open, startling her just as the klaxons start blaring, red lights flashing. Tex looks around, spotting her. “They’re coming in hot,” she shouts. Read more…