Another episode of Bugout! from my story blog.
Originally posted on Scagsdale's Tales:
“Everybody get to your weapons,” Frank shouted. “Keep your eyes open.”
“I’m going to the barn to get the troops ready,” Major Hobbs said. He ran out to the barn, looking in all directions as he went. He rushed through the door.
“Heads up, everybody,” he shouted. “The cell tower just went dead. We are going to get hit any minute. Get ready.”
“We have a patrol out right now,” Lieutenant James said. “Better call the Sergeant.”
“Yep, doing that now,” the Major said. He went into his Humvee and got on the radio.
“Sergeant?” he asked.
“Somebody took the cell tower out again. We are about to get hit. Be ready.”
“Alright, we’ll be ready.”
The Major got off the radio, and went running up to the store. Charlie and Jeb had already gotten up there, and were looking out over the façade with their hunting rifles…
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