Moonstrike Ch. 11 - RelationsRhea groaned and rolled over. Her eyes felt glued shut, but there was a sibilant hissing coming from somewhere, then a dog's whine. Blinking, she rubbed her eyes and stretched, then levered herself to her elbows. "Huh... who?"Moonstrike Ch. 11 - Relations by *Tikatu
"I'm sorry, sweetheart." Her father's voice woke her a little bit more. "I've been trying to coax Bodie here out for a walk. It's nearly noon..."
"Noon?" Rhea turned to look at her alarm clock. The blue numbers shone an accusing 11:46 at her, and with another groan, she flopped back down on the bed. "God, how long did I sleep?"
"As long as you ne
Moonstrike Ch. 10 - Homecoming"TRAC 0004, requesting permission to land."Moonstrike Ch. 10 - Homecoming by *Tikatu
"Permission granted, and welcome home, all of you. Come join us in the dining room when you're ready."
Rhea smiled. "See you in a bit, Dad, and thanks." She looked over to John. "Dining room, at this hour? Sounds like the boys went out."
"Sure does. Not only that, they haven't been home that long, either. Wonder what went down." John surveyed his instruments, bringing the jet low over the water, heading for the landing strip. He flipped a switch. "Tin-Tin, we're making final approach."
"Thank you, John." Tin-Tin's
Moonstrike Ch. 9 - RescueThe danger zone...Moonstrike Ch. 9 - Rescue by *Tikatu
"How do you think we should handle this, Scott?" Virgil and Gordon stood beside Mobile Control, waiting for instructions.
Scott rubbed his chin. "We're going to have to attack this from below the boy's position. Grab him from there and pull him down into a tunnel." He glanced up at the gathering storm clouds. "I've plotted the best route for the Mole, but we can't get it too close. You'll have to dig to get to the drainpipe, then use the lasers to cut a hole."
"Do you think there'll be working room in the pipe for head and shoulders?" Gordon was already wearing