Machine Gun Transit System
1,252 words... I suddenly had this strange sense. A gut feeling. An instinct. I pulled Jim back around the corner just as I heard an automated door open only a few yards from where the rest of our group stood. I then watched in horror as each of my former group members was pierced with a storm of bullets. Blood splattered onto the wall behind them and the lifeless bodies slumped to the ground just as the thunder of machine gun fire halted and echoed through the tunnel. After a brief pause, heavy footsteps ...
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Aid Heart Attack
1,759 wordsA man crawled down a sewer main ladder. He swam in the sewer water until he came to what seemed to be a warehouse. He got behind a large box and called to someone. 'Colonel, its Snake. I'm inside the warehouse, 's aid the man. 'Great. There's an elevator in the back. Wait for it to come down and go to the ground level. Make sure no one sees you. If you have a question contact me by codec. To do this, push the button on your wrist and select the frequency you want. My frequency is 140. 85, 's aid...
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Cooling Off Period Year Old Woman
1,306 wordsMore Women and Children Killed By The Brady Bill The following stories represent examples of what happens when political power brokers like Sarah Brady start to define the parameters of public safety. There is nothing public or safe about the process that culminates in lethal legislation such as the Brady Bill. President William Jefferson Clinton shares equally in being responsible for the deaths of these Americans. Sadly, these examples are examples of disposable women and children. That is, th...
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Waiting For The Right Moment Bump In The Road Stage
1,103 wordsCreative Writing: The Highwayman Their journey to London was not a long one, but in the night, it was a treacherous one. A rolling fog covered the land, one couldnt see twenty feet ahead, but in the still, quiet night, sound carried for a mile. They began their trek in the early evening, the sun had yet to dip below the horizon. The passengers needed in London, could not wait for the next morning. The stage driver was the best to be found, his fee large, but his experience was priceless. He was ...
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Cold Mountain Civil War
1,523 wordsCold Mountain includes mention of many Civil War-era weapons. Some are standard-issue field arms, such as the Springfield and Enfield rifles, and the Colt army and navy revolvers. Others are rare, specialty items, like the powerful Le Mat pistol or Whitworth sniper rifle. The question is, why these particulars out of the hundreds of devices that made a battlefield appearance during the war? There must be something between them that relates to the story and its mood. All of the weapons, greatly v...
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Henry Iv Part Act 1 Scene 2
1,457 words9; 9; In Henry V, Shakespeare uses Henry to show that a leader must put duty and fairness above friendship. King Henry has been known as a wild misfit, and someone who has no regard for the world around him, as it is shown in Henry IV, Part I, and Henry IV, Part II. He is an irresponsible drunk and the people of England question his ability to control and reign the throne when his father dies. 9; He has a poor selection of friends, they all a drunks, thieves, dishonest and cowardly. Hen...
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