Into Battle

He could see the fear in their eyes they were all crouched down. He knew that this would be a tough one. He boomed in his deep soft north English voice “OK you two take the left flank, and you two take the right flank. I will take the front door”

For a split second he looked deeply and tenderly at his young squad of four. He never showed any fear and quipped “and for gods sake don’t shoot each other” he smirked as he saw the fear momentarily ease.

“OK lets go” he yelled.

“Mr H, time to wake” the nurse shrilled. I hated being woken. In my dreams is where I remember my young squad of four.

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