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A Tortured Soul from Operation ArrowCRACK! The railgun spoke as it accelerated the slug down the smooth bore. Moments later the round struck its target and the shooter simply stood up, folded up the weapon and placed it calmly in the carrying case. Betn hated railguns, especially for his chosen profession. While they allowed him an expanded range and relatively flat trajectory compared to equivalent, the results were satisfactory as before leaving the scope he saw the round enter the target’s throat and let nature take its course. Soon he’d be back on the chartered shuttle off this vacation planet. Bringing him to think of things he didn’t think about or need to during an assignment as his mind started to flood with things of his past. Things that haunted him and he constantly questioned on a daily basis while the world saw the carefully crafted veneer behind the mask he wore as he strode out and carefully disposed of the rifle. Tanaka brand railguns were not cheap an
a dangerous hallucinationThe light coming through the window was bright,
much too bright.
Even though my eyes were closed
I could see it-
The skin of my arms prickled,
sweat dripped from my brow.
It was two in the afternoon but…
the sun was setting
through the window facing east.
I should have seen the hutch,
shelves lined with bone china
decorated with delicate leaves and vines.
I was so thirsty
and reaching for cups that should have been there.
Instead I found a billboard of butterflies,
the colors raging
more than any rainbow
I'd ever seen.
Their wings fluttered and flashed
yet somehow they moved in slow motion.
I wanted to stand,
wanted to reach out and touch them but…
I couldn't move,
and yet I laughed
ignoring my dry mouth
and the tingling in my feet.
There was a tempest
on the rise
and in my blood.
A sugar rush disguised
as a riot of butterflies
and they were swarming me.
There was a small vial
of insulin in my pocket
that I nev
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