Hold The Bridge

by joetwo

“Shake well before opening” Read Sargent Alanson dubiously as he studied the dangerous looking can he had just taken out from the ageing ammunition container. He looked at the rest of his squad, all fresh faced and  under equipped, tasked with defending a potential entry point for an enemy that never show mercy.

But he knew they had heart, that he had trained them as well as he could and that they would do him and their country proud. They were going to hold that bridge.

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Image courtesy of cheva and taken from the Wikipedia Commons
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Written for The Light and Shade Challenge for Friday the 5th of September 2014

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