Yuris, Victoria Commonality
07 July 3111
The crushing impact of the gauss round shook Carver's teeth in his head. "God damn it! Somebody get that guy off of me!"
The Hollander ducked behind a stand of the oversized evergreen trees that covered the eastern half of Yuris's largest continent, just before Corporal Naminski's Jackal fired his particle projection cannon. The artificial lightning struck one of the trees causing the sap inside to vaporize and explode in a cloud of splinters.
"Sorry boss, but this son of a bitch is fast." Naminski moved forward and edged his way around the trees with all of the delicacy of a wrecking ball. "How does he do that? I've never seen one of those move that fast be--" The Corporal's words were cut off as person-sized hole suddenly appeared in the BattleMech's head moments before the sonic boom of the slug caught up with the external microphones of Carver's Hatchetman.
Carver immediately backpedaled his Hatchetman and turned to face the direction of the attack, his hatchet held at the ready, but when he did there was nothing there. Nothing but trees. "Naminski's down. Potter, Smith, either of you two see the target?" Carver had to force the panic out of his voice. "No sense making the others nervous," he whispered to himself. Continue reading
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