Here’s the next episode of Bugout! from my story blog.
Originally posted on Scagsdale's Tales:
“How long should it have taken for the chopper to get back to base?” Frank asked. “It only just left.”
“It should have been back within twenty minutes,” Major Hobbs said. “Fifteen if they had a tail wind. The base isn’t all that far as the crow flies. It’s a ways to drive to because of the way the highways are laid out around the hills.”
“So it’s only about half an hour late at this point?” asked Earl. “Maybe they stopped to help somebody else out.”
“Maybe,” Major Hobbs said. “They can’t get them on the radio, though. That is worrisome.”
“Yes, it is,” Jane said.
“We should have just shot that creep here,” Jackson said. “He has an uncanny way of making it out alive, in case you hadn’t noticed.”
“Why don’t we go about our business and not worry about it right this second,” Frank said. “We…
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