The Creature

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When Mike Morrice had retired from the SAS he thought that everything was going to be better, but when he wakes up early hours in the morning by a noise his world is changed for ever. Meeting new faces and faces from his past can he piece together what has happened.

Find out how someone's past can help with present dilemma's ....

Submitted: July 10, 2015

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~~The Creature
It was around 5:30 in the morning when a high pitched squeal woke me, after looking out of my window I could see that it was still dark outside but something was glowing from a distance, it was too big to be a car but not the right shape to be a truck so I got ready and opened the door and I saw it, as I was standing in the door way it ran past me it was bigger than a bear and glowed red running away from what sounded like helicopters. I was right; about ten seconds after the thing ran past four army helicopters flew overhead and a Humvee parked outside and out walked four men, as one walked up to me the other three stood there as I asked the “what is happening here it is only 5:30 in the morning? and that thing took my dog” in astonishment about the man only worrying about his dog the man introduced himself “ Hello sir I am General Morrison and all you saw was a bear running from hunters that’s why your dog was took ” thinking about what the man was going to say the general started to back away and the man replied angrily “do you think I’m daft I was a sniper for the SAS and been almost around the globe that thing I saw was not a bear or any animal from this planet” as soon as the man said that the other three men aimed their guns at him and cocked them, the general so surprised of hearing this turned round and said to his men “stand down” about to head off in the Humvee he said to the man “This is none of your concern stay home and stay out of our way and you have my word you’ll never see us again.” While the Humvee was leaving a black SUV pulled up to the door and another soldier exited the vehicle and realized the man was an old friend from the first days of recruitment the man asked “are you Captain Mike Morrice” the man replied “yes, I was but not anymore, Lance- Corporal is that you it’s been a long time since sniper training in 02 you still a spotter?” replying to Mike’s question “same thing now as back then but been promoted to sergeant first time in Afghanistan saved my CO since then been placed in this unit, anyway I better take your statement before the General comes back, ok , so what did you see,” Mike explained to the man what he had saw and kept asking questions he knew the answer to because of the nature of the incident. After the Sergeant had left Mike stayed up thinking about what had just happened and decided to think about it later on in the day so he went back to bed for another couple of hours.
The next day about 8am he woke up still wondering if what happened in early hours in the morning had actually happened or weather he imagined it all, so after he went for a shower, got ready, had his breakfast he went outside and saw the tyre tracks and called his dog after a couple of minutes he was looking round his house shouting “bone, bone, bone” whistling after each couple of times shouting after an hour of looking round his neighbourhood as well he went back into his house and started to research his old friend sergeant John Morrice and everything he was told was true but there was abnormalities with the timing of it all because after Mike had left the service John started training to be a sniper and decided to do a sniper combat simulation with forty targets twenty of which hiding behind thin sheets of metal and the rest at a far off distance, it was then he realised that he had got one less than Mike, Mike holding the simulation record with all forty dead with twelve head shots. After going through his personnel files that he could access on the internet he found that there was a five year period the sergeant fell off the map no records except a restricted file that could not be accessed. Puzzled about what had happened to his old friend to become a sniper and vanish for five years he decided to contact another old friend from when he was in the SAS; Lieutenant Dylan Moriarty an intelligence expert who helped organise missions and arranged to meet him at Moriarty’s home. After looking around his house he found his old L96 sniper rifle and a pistol he decided to go to 32 Dowry Road in the north of Scotland near Ardmore Forest. He went into his car a pristine 1967 Shelby mustang GT-500 in black put his weapons and clothes into the car boot and asked his neighbour George if he sees his dog to take him in and feed him giving him money in case his dog returns.
Arriving at the address he got out of his car and rung the door bell, the door didn’t open but out of the letter box was a barrel of a gun pointing at him, Mike’s reaction to the gun was sudden but slow moving away from the door to beside the window. A voice from the door was “who is at my door and why you are here, you have five seconds to answer me or your guts’ will be over the floor”, “Dylan it’s me, Mike what are you doing move that gun away from the door and let me in!” hearing this he kept the latch on and his gun at the ready he opened the door and looked at him realising it was him he shut the door, took the latch off and opened the door letting his friend then they start talking about what has changed since they last spoke just more than three years ago. After a couple of hours Mike asks him if he had seen or heard anything about what their old friend had been doing since 02 till now, after looking through his hard files meaning his paper files he looked up on his computer and found out that he had been recruited by MI5 in 05 and was discharged and put back into the army in 08 which left Mike with more questions than he started with. Suddenly, the door was knocked three times with a brisk Scottish voice “Dylan Moriarty and Mike Morrice I know you are in there! Come to the door before I break it down, you have twenty seconds” Moriarty turned to Mike and asked him if he was followed here, to the best of his knowledge he answered “no I took the main roads until two miles out then I took the back roads” talking to them self’s for a couple of seconds Moriarty arms himself with a 12 gauge shotgun and aims it at the door while Mike answers the door and sees that it was his old friend since he was a child who grew up together and joined the army until they were separated because of Mike joining sniper training and the other going into top secret RND.
The next morning Mike introduced Dylan to his friend Jim McCreary who it had seemed was recruited into MI5 a couple of months after joining the army and in 05 was recruited in to an organisation only known as ARES which Jim explains “ARES is a part from the government the queen funds and runs , people who are employed in ARES are top of their profession and abilities but is only for Great Britain and her allies excluding countries with nuclear weapons and my job there was to collect Intel on anything that caused threats to us a good example I suppose was in 07 when I first was allowed to do field duties. I had been monitoring German communications and found that some Nazi loyalists had got their hands on four trident nuclear weapons from America and planned on using them on us until I used the remote shut down codes that are not supposed to exist, but it was my idea to put them in every trident weapon or at least a specific signal that disrupts the detonation of them and now I had discovered that John Morrice had been sent on black ops missions to help satisfy Russia so we could get more oil from them for all necessities including petrol but it seems he is now under General Morrison’s command.” After hearing the news about what his job was for MI5 Mike debriefed Jim about what had happened the day before and Jim gave a reasonable explanation for the creature Mike had saw, it was a genetic experiment mixing the genes from; a lion, tiger, crocodile, bear and a strain of DNA they found in Roswell in the late 40’s using it to help stabilize all the different effects of the hybrid which it created a giant 8 foot creature with all the cunning, strength and survival instincts. At hearing what they had done Jim started to search for decommissioned army bases or large properties owned by offshore accounts and found that there was a large very old nuclear underground bunker in the north of Scotland that there had been supposed sighting of a giant creature running through the forest with gun fire behind it. They decided to call in all their friends and favours they had still to use from their days in the service that they were all to meet the next day at Moriarty’s house with weapons and supplies.
About 5 am Mike woke up and went for a wee jog round the house and surroundings noticing that a van had been parked the same spot for the past two days and when he went up for a closer look the van pulled away and left with tyres screeching and black tinted windows. He caught a glimpse of the registration plate and went back to Moriarty’s and told Jim to search the records to see who it was, he asked what the registration plate was “SN68EPS” Mike said and it came up as a government van stolen two months ago from the same place as the old nuclear bunker with bullet proof windows and reinforced back doors. Noticing that some one knew where they were and possibly what they were doing, they packed up, contacted the people heading to that address and warned them “Head to the back-up rendezvous in the north of Scotland five miles away from the bunker now!” After warning the others they decided to leave in separate cars Mike drove away in his Shelby GT accompanied by Dylan holding his and Mike’s gun on his lap while Jim drove away in his Ford GT and they all stopped in a motel to think of what they were going to do now that they left Dylan’s place with all their paper documents incriminating the nuclear base for unsanctioned testing of animals and unknown DNA. At the motel they remembered that they left the keys for their parking garage for another car and weapons in the house. Jim was on his way to the motel when he saw a black SUV with another registration plate he had recognised when typing up the other plate and knew straight away that they were followed, so he pulled up around the back of the motel and snuck through the back window and told them that they were followed by a black SUV with plate “SB78TUI” Mike remembered that it was one of the SUV’s he saw two days ago that pulled up with John in the back. He had enough, he walked out to the vehicle but no one was in there just a note on the windscreen because they parked in a no parking zone. They all decided to leave and go back to the house to get the keys. While they were inside the house they had knowledge that their motel room was getting raided by a group of people who had introduced themselves as MP (military police) and said that the Mike and Dylan were armed and extremely dangerous. “I found the keys” said Jim thinking they could just go and quickly get out of the place “here Dylan” whistling on him, he turns and points out that the keys for the garage are on a key chain with an old key as well. Eventually they found the keys and decided to phone the police and report a breaking and entering at the address leaving one sheet of paper stating that experiments took place but didn’t specify what experiments or where.
The next day the all met a couple miles away from the bunker and rented a caravan and placed it just off the road and out of sight but easy enough for who’s ever in it to see if anyone was coming toward them, but where the caravan was the occupants couldn’t shoot because of how close it was to the bunker. “Who decided to put the caravan there? We will be too exposed if a plane or chopper goes over head, just follow me I’ll find us somewhere better to make base if we can call it that since all we got is a three shot guns forty shells between them, a high powered sniper rifle with twenty round and pistols with more than enough ammo, so the only way this would be a good spot is if we had someone on top of that roof!” pointing at the building just the other side of the road with enough clearance to give a good vantage point against attackers from the ground “and any way I have an old house just on the out skirts of the town away from the bunker for us all to sleep and hole up.” They all knew what he was talking about because they had passed it to get there so they left the caravan and headed to the house with an underground garage to find that Jim was already there with more ammo and all he said was “I found a supply truck at the edge of the forest and decided to borrow a few things.” “Jim you stupid f*&k you could have been followed here and now you have put us all at risk you better hope they don’t find us or I’ll shoot you myself” said Dylan angrily explaining to the rest that there could still be tyre tracks leading to the house. They all decided to go to the bar that night to have what could be their last drink.
Early that next morning they decided to get Intel on the bunker and check when the shifts change, noticing that it was a two person, three hour shift, 24 hours a day. The only time they could get in was if they could take out four of the guards covering the watch tower and the vents simultaneously and sneak through the vents or burst through the front door, they turned back to the house for another night to finalize their plans before deciding what to do. At 11pm they got all their gear ready to go in through the vents but instead of using bullets Mike gave them strong tranq darts to put whoever gets shot to sleep for six hours, while picking guns Mike notices what looks like his old sniper rifle and Jim mentions “I found this at the training centre in Aberdeen a few years ago but had no knowledge of where you had went hence I brought it with me.” Happy that he has his gun back Mike thanks Jim and then oils, polishes, loads his old gun treating it like it was brand new “Here Jim take this” handing him his shotgun “it’s the least I can give you for saving and keeping my rifle in such good condition” Jim not being one who normally accepts gifts without repaying the person back in some way takes the shot gun and just says “it’s an even swap” laughing until there was a loud horn blaring from the street and the sound of helicopters flying overhead and noticed that a large 18 wheel rig just pulled in to the bunkers hanger doors with a loud unsettling roar from the back of it. “I believe it’s time to move boys!” said Dylan eager to get this over and done with they leave the house and mike checks the surrounding area towards the bunker and says “clear!, as soon as we get close to the bunker no talking and radio silence but if u have to only use the radios if you get cornered and use channel 5” Handing them a pistol and radio each.
They get to about one kilometre away from the bunker before they notice that the guards had vanished. It was now any of their original plans had been thrown out the window and the split up Jim and Dylan headed towards the bunker from cover using the trees and Mike found a nice spot to cover them from not too far away, Mike looks through his scope noticing that there was trouble running round the perimeter of the compound heading towards them, he warns the others about the oncoming guard, watching every move the man makes they wait for him to get close enough and they grab him, one hand over his mouth and while the others are holding him down Mike realises that it was his cousin that he thought had died 3 years before when he was deployed in Afghanistan saving his crew from a helicopter crash while rescuing civilians. Jim and Dylan questions him and notices he was wearing prosthetic limbs from the crash and after he gave him what they needed to know the guard was knocked out so he couldn’t alert anybody else, Dylan and Jim quickly informed Mike that they had caught what had been released and the rest of the guards had been pulled away by direct orders from the general but that was all he knew.
Knowing that something else was going on Mike studied the bunker and its surroundings from his hide looking for anything that might help piece together what had happened but all he could see was nothing and that started to play on his mind but he couldn’t let that bother him, he shook it off and radioed the others “the route a head’s clear but be ready for anything, im coming down”. With the sun starting to set they decide to go on with the mission at hand, after catching up with the other two they head towards the bunker entrance what looks like a patrol of 3 armed men, appears in their path using tranq darts Mike shoots two of the men and Jim takes out the straggler he jested “You missed one Mikey boy” making that four guards down before entering the bunker. As the three men approached the door to the bunker Mike said smugly to Jim “I had to leave you one, I can’t do all the work myself.” They realised that it was a coded lock blast door, what for Dylan was as simple as one, two, three. The door opened and at that exact moment they found out that they had chosen the wrong way in as they got surrounded in a matter of seconds by around 30 armed guards packing MP5 submachine guns they are ordered by a single voice in the crowd of guns “Drop your weapons and raise your hands!” the voice it seemed to puzzle the three men as they had no other choice dropping their guns and raising their hands a familiar face appeared kicking the guns away and handcuffing them it was Lance Corporal Alex Cryer, “you have to follow me” he leads them into a heavily guarded room with motion sensor and thermal cameras. It was a holding cell that looked more like a prison inside a 200ft bunker underground, while being escorted to the holding cell they see it “holy sh*t that’s big!” said Dylan and Jim, to tell the truth it was 10 feet tall just smaller than the ceiling of the bunker and chained to the wall inside a steel, concrete, and laser vault type cell, it was explained to them that they cannot know what it was or why it was in the cell but Jim already knew what it was because he had seen a file like this case about three years ago. They were all placed in a cell together not that far away from what looked like a maintenance shaft and Jim started to explain to Mike and Dylan what it was but Mike stopped him and said that it was going to be hard to get out of here with all this security for the creature, it was then Mike noticed that the cameras just outside the cells feed had been cut or tampered with because there was a looped image on the security screens but I guess they have not had the time to notice. This gave them an opportunity to escape, but as Moriarty was picking the lock and realised somehow the creature got lose, this was obvious as a big hole in the ground, they ran to the cell door wondering how it was even able to get past all the security and then General showed up again demanding how the creature had escaped until he realised the massive hole in the middle of the cell, suddenly all the lights shut off and an alarm started blaring…….
The End.
~~The Creature
It was around 5:30 in the morning when a high pitched squeal woke me, after looking out of my window I could see that it was still dark outside but something was glowing from a distance, it was too big to be a car but not the right shape to be a truck so I got ready and opened the door and I saw it, as I was standing in the door way it ran past me it was bigger than a bear and glowed red running away from what sounded like helicopters. I was right; about ten seconds after the thing ran past four army helicopters flew overhead and a Humvee parked outside and out walked four men, as one walked up to me the other three stood there as I asked the “what is happening here it is only 5:30 in the morning? and that thing took my dog” in astonishment about the man only worrying about his dog the man introduced himself “ Hello sir I am General Morrison and all you saw was a bear running from hunters that’s why your dog was took ” thinking about what the man was going to say the general started to back away and the man replied angrily “do you think I’m daft I was a sniper for the SAS and been almost around the globe that thing I saw was not a bear or any animal from this planet” as soon as the man said that the other three men aimed their guns at him and cocked them, the general so surprised of hearing this turned round and said to his men “stand down” about to head off in the Humvee he said to the man “This is none of your concern stay home and stay out of our way and you have my word you’ll never see us again.” While the Humvee was leaving a black SUV pulled up to the door and another soldier exited the vehicle and realized the man was an old friend from the first days of recruitment the man asked “are you Captain Mike Morrice” the man replied “yes, I was but not anymore, Lance- Corporal is that you it’s been a long time since sniper training in 02 you still a spotter?” replying to Mike’s question “same thing now as back then but been promoted to sergeant first time in Afghanistan saved my CO since then been placed in this unit, anyway I better take your statement before the General comes back, ok , so what did you see,” Mike explained to the man what he had saw and kept asking questions he knew the answer to because of the nature of the incident. After the Sergeant had left Mike stayed up thinking about what had just happened and decided to think about it later on in the day so he went back to bed for another couple of hours.
The next day about 8am he woke up still wondering if what happened in early hours in the morning had actually happened or weather he imagined it all, so after he went for a shower, got ready, had his breakfast he went outside and saw the tyre tracks and called his dog after a couple of minutes he was looking round his house shouting “bone, bone, bone” whistling after each couple of times shouting after an hour of looking round his neighbourhood as well he went back into his house and started to research his old friend sergeant John Morrice and everything he was told was true but there was abnormalities with the timing of it all because after Mike had left the service John started training to be a sniper and decided to do a sniper combat simulation with forty targets twenty of which hiding behind thin sheets of metal and the rest at a far off distance, it was then he realised that he had got one less than Mike, Mike holding the simulation record with all forty dead with twelve head shots. After going through his personnel files that he could access on the internet he found that there was a five year period the sergeant fell off the map no records except a restricted file that could not be accessed. Puzzled about what had happened to his old friend to become a sniper and vanish for five years he decided to contact another old friend from when he was in the SAS; Lieutenant Dylan Moriarty an intelligence expert who helped organise missions and arranged to meet him at Moriarty’s home. After looking around his house he found his old L96 sniper rifle and a pistol he decided to go to 32 Dowry Road in the north of Scotland near Ardmore Forest. He went into his car a pristine 1967 Shelby mustang GT-500 in black put his weapons and clothes into the car boot and asked his neighbour George if he sees his dog to take him in and feed him giving him money in case his dog returns.
Arriving at the address he got out of his car and rung the door bell, the door didn’t open but out of the letter box was a barrel of a gun pointing at him, Mike’s reaction to the gun was sudden but slow moving away from the door to beside the window. A voice from the door was “who is at my door and why you are here, you have five seconds to answer me or your guts’ will be over the floor”, “Dylan it’s me, Mike what are you doing move that gun away from the door and let me in!” hearing this he kept the latch on and his gun at the ready he opened the door and looked at him realising it was him he shut the door, took the latch off and opened the door letting his friend then they start talking about what has changed since they last spoke just more than three years ago. After a couple of hours Mike asks him if he had seen or heard anything about what their old friend had been doing since 02 till now, after looking through his hard files meaning his paper files he looked up on his computer and found out that he had been recruited by MI5 in 05 and was discharged and put back into the army in 08 which left Mike with more questions than he started with. Suddenly, the door was knocked three times with a brisk Scottish voice “Dylan Moriarty and Mike Morrice I know you are in there! Come to the door before I break it down, you have twenty seconds” Moriarty turned to Mike and asked him if he was followed here, to the best of his knowledge he answered “no I took the main roads until two miles out then I took the back roads” talking to them self’s for a couple of seconds Moriarty arms himself with a 12 gauge shotgun and aims it at the door while Mike answers the door and sees that it was his old friend since he was a child who grew up together and joined the army until they were separated because of Mike joining sniper training and the other going into top secret RND.
The next morning Mike introduced Dylan to his friend Jim McCreary who it had seemed was recruited into MI5 a couple of months after joining the army and in 05 was recruited in to an organisation only known as ARES which Jim explains “ARES is a part from the government the queen funds and runs , people who are employed in ARES are top of their profession and abilities but is only for Great Britain and her allies excluding countries with nuclear weapons and my job there was to collect Intel on anything that caused threats to us a good example I suppose was in 07 when I first was allowed to do field duties. I had been monitoring German communications and found that some Nazi loyalists had got their hands on four trident nuclear weapons from America and planned on using them on us until I used the remote shut down codes that are not supposed to exist, but it was my idea to put them in every trident weapon or at least a specific signal that disrupts the detonation of them and now I had discovered that John Morrice had been sent on black ops missions to help satisfy Russia so we could get more oil from them for all necessities including petrol but it seems he is now under General Morrison’s command.” After hearing the news about what his job was for MI5 Mike debriefed Jim about what had happened the day before and Jim gave a reasonable explanation for the creature Mike had saw, it was a genetic experiment mixing the genes from; a lion, tiger, crocodile, bear and a strain of DNA they found in Roswell in the late 40’s using it to help stabilize all the different effects of the hybrid which it created a giant 8 foot creature with all the cunning, strength and survival instincts. At hearing what they had done Jim started to search for decommissioned army bases or large properties owned by offshore accounts and found that there was a large very old nuclear underground bunker in the north of Scotland that there had been supposed sighting of a giant creature running through the forest with gun fire behind it. They decided to call in all their friends and favours they had still to use from their days in the service that they were all to meet the next day at Moriarty’s house with weapons and supplies.
About 5 am Mike woke up and went for a wee jog round the house and surroundings noticing that a van had been parked the same spot for the past two days and when he went up for a closer look the van pulled away and left with tyres screeching and black tinted windows. He caught a glimpse of the registration plate and went back to Moriarty’s and told Jim to search the records to see who it was, he asked what the registration plate was “SN68EPS” Mike said and it came up as a government van stolen two months ago from the same place as the old nuclear bunker with bullet proof windows and reinforced back doors. Noticing that some one knew where they were and possibly what they were doing, they packed up, contacted the people heading to that address and warned them “Head to the back-up rendezvous in the north of Scotland five miles away from the bunker now!” After warning the others they decided to leave in separate cars Mike drove away in his Shelby GT accompanied by Dylan holding his and Mike’s gun on his lap while Jim drove away in his Ford GT and they all stopped in a motel to think of what they were going to do now that they left Dylan’s place with all their paper documents incriminating the nuclear base for unsanctioned testing of animals and unknown DNA. At the motel they remembered that they left the keys for their parking garage for another car and weapons in the house. Jim was on his way to the motel when he saw a black SUV with another registration plate he had recognised when typing up the other plate and knew straight away that they were followed, so he pulled up around the back of the motel and snuck through the back window and told them that they were followed by a black SUV with plate “SB78TUI” Mike remembered that it was one of the SUV’s he saw two days ago that pulled up with John in the back. He had enough, he walked out to the vehicle but no one was in there just a note on the windscreen because they parked in a no parking zone. They all decided to leave and go back to the house to get the keys. While they were inside the house they had knowledge that their motel room was getting raided by a group of people who had introduced themselves as MP (military police) and said that the Mike and Dylan were armed and extremely dangerous. “I found the keys” said Jim thinking they could just go and quickly get out of the place “here Dylan” whistling on him, he turns and points out that the keys for the garage are on a key chain with an old key as well. Eventually they found the keys and decided to phone the police and report a breaking and entering at the address leaving one sheet of paper stating that experiments took place but didn’t specify what experiments or where.
The next day the all met a couple miles away from the bunker and rented a caravan and placed it just off the road and out of sight but easy enough for who’s ever in it to see if anyone was coming toward them, but where the caravan was the occupants couldn’t shoot because of how close it was to the bunker. “Who decided to put the caravan there? We will be too exposed if a plane or chopper goes over head, just follow me I’ll find us somewhere better to make base if we can call it that since all we got is a three shot guns forty shells between them, a high powered sniper rifle with twenty round and pistols with more than enough ammo, so the only way this would be a good spot is if we had someone on top of that roof!” pointing at the building just the other side of the road with enough clearance to give a good vantage point against attackers from the ground “and any way I have an old house just on the out skirts of the town away from the bunker for us all to sleep and hole up.” They all knew what he was talking about because they had passed it to get there so they left the caravan and headed to the house with an underground garage to find that Jim was already there with more ammo and all he said was “I found a supply truck at the edge of the forest and decided to borrow a few things.” “Jim you stupid f*&k you could have been followed here and now you have put us all at risk you better hope they don’t find us or I’ll shoot you myself” said Dylan angrily explaining to the rest that there could still be tyre tracks leading to the house. They all decided to go to the bar that night to have what could be their last drink.
Early that next morning they decided to get Intel on the bunker and check when the shifts change, noticing that it was a two person, three hour shift, 24 hours a day. The only time they could get in was if they could take out four of the guards covering the watch tower and the vents simultaneously and sneak through the vents or burst through the front door, they turned back to the house for another night to finalize their plans before deciding what to do. At 11pm they got all their gear ready to go in through the vents but instead of using bullets Mike gave them strong tranq darts to put whoever gets shot to sleep for six hours, while picking guns Mike notices what looks like his old sniper rifle and Jim mentions “I found this at the training centre in Aberdeen a few years ago but had no knowledge of where you had went hence I brought it with me.” Happy that he has his gun back Mike thanks Jim and then oils, polishes, loads his old gun treating it like it was brand new “Here Jim take this” handing him his shotgun “it’s the least I can give you for saving and keeping my rifle in such good condition” Jim not being one who normally accepts gifts without repaying the person back in some way takes the shot gun and just says “it’s an even swap” laughing until there was a loud horn blaring from the street and the sound of helicopters flying overhead and noticed that a large 18 wheel rig just pulled in to the bunkers hanger doors with a loud unsettling roar from the back of it. “I believe it’s time to move boys!” said Dylan eager to get this over and done with they leave the house and mike checks the surrounding area towards the bunker and says “clear!, as soon as we get close to the bunker no talking and radio silence but if u have to only use the radios if you get cornered and use channel 5” Handing them a pistol and radio each.
They get to about one kilometre away from the bunker before they notice that the guards had vanished. It was now any of their original plans had been thrown out the window and the split up Jim and Dylan headed towards the bunker from cover using the trees and Mike found a nice spot to cover them from not too far away, Mike looks through his scope noticing that there was trouble running round the perimeter of the compound heading towards them, he warns the others about the oncoming guard, watching every move the man makes they wait for him to get close enough and they grab him, one hand over his mouth and while the others are holding him down Mike realises that it was his cousin that he thought had died 3 years before when he was deployed in Afghanistan saving his crew from a helicopter crash while rescuing civilians. Jim and Dylan questions him and notices he was wearing prosthetic limbs from the crash and after he gave him what they needed to know the guard was knocked out so he couldn’t alert anybody else, Dylan and Jim quickly informed Mike that they had caught what had been released and the rest of the guards had been pulled away by direct orders from the general but that was all he knew.
Knowing that something else was going on Mike studied the bunker and its surroundings from his hide looking for anything that might help piece together what had happened but all he could see was nothing and that started to play on his mind but he couldn’t let that bother him, he shook it off and radioed the others “the route a head’s clear but be ready for anything, im coming down”. With the sun starting to set they decide to go on with the mission at hand, after catching up with the other two they head towards the bunker entrance what looks like a patrol of 3 armed men, appears in their path using tranq darts Mike shoots two of the men and Jim takes out the straggler he jested “You missed one Mikey boy” making that four guards down before entering the bunker. As the three men approached the door to the bunker Mike said smugly to Jim “I had to leave you one, I can’t do all the work myself.” They realised that it was a coded lock blast door, what for Dylan was as simple as one, two, three. The door opened and at that exact moment they found out that they had chosen the wrong way in as they got surrounded in a matter of seconds by around 30 armed guards packing MP5 submachine guns they are ordered by a single voice in the crowd of guns “Drop your weapons and raise your hands!” the voice it seemed to puzzle the three men as they had no other choice dropping their guns and raising their hands a familiar face appeared kicking the guns away and handcuffing them it was Lance Corporal Alex Cryer, “you have to follow me” he leads them into a heavily guarded room with motion sensor and thermal cameras. It was a holding cell that looked more like a prison inside a 200ft bunker underground, while being escorted to the holding cell they see it “holy sh*t that’s big!” said Dylan and Jim, to tell the truth it was 10 feet tall just smaller than the ceiling of the bunker and chained to the wall inside a steel, concrete, and laser vault type cell, it was explained to them that they cannot know what it was or why it was in the cell but Jim already knew what it was because he had seen a file like this case about three years ago. They were all placed in a cell together not that far away from what looked like a maintenance shaft and Jim started to explain to Mike and Dylan what it was but Mike stopped him and said that it was going to be hard to get out of here with all this security for the creature, it was then Mike noticed that the cameras just outside the cells feed had been cut or tampered with because there was a looped image on the security screens but I guess they have not had the time to notice. This gave them an opportunity to escape, but as Moriarty was picking the lock and realised somehow the creature got lose, this was obvious as a big hole in the ground, they ran to the cell door wondering how it was even able to get past all the security and then General showed up again demanding how the creature had escaped until he realised the massive hole in the middle of the cell, suddenly all the lights shut off and an alarm started blaring…….
The End


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