Michael’s grip tightened on his weapon as a cascade of gunfire rang out in the distance.
“Alpha, this is Command,” Captain Orson said into his radio. “Do you have eyes on the target? Over.”
Michael and Orson exchanged concerned looks as the silence stretched for about fifteen seconds.
“Command, this is Alpha-One,” a calm, yet authoritative voice carried back over the line. “Target is down and area is secure. Repeat. Target is down and area is secure. Over.”
“Roger,” Orson acknowledged.
“Command, there’s something you and Agent Reid need to see. Alpha-One out.”
“That doesn’t sound good,” Michael said as he stood. He waited until other members of the tactical unit arrived to assist Daniels, who had managed to sit up on her own. Then he followed Orson towards the house. His finger still on the trigger, he whispered, “Let’s hope there was only one sniper.” [Read more…] about An Uneasy Alliance