When she joined she thought it was for the greater good. That she could serve her country and get back at the people who hurt it. But she’s a woman, she’ll see no combat, they tell her, women aren’t allowed in combat situation. So how is it that combat is exactly what she found? And how is it that her unit, the one that was supposed to be as far from the main conflicts as possible, was the one that got attacked? That got nearly completely destroyed. She still hears those bomb blasts and the shouts of her comrades. Trapped and crying out for help that was never going to come.
She was trapped too. The roadside bomb had flipped the Humvee she was in, the door blasted in wards effectively pinning her to the roof that was now the floor. Someone was calling her name a member of her unit, William, her unit commander. He’s hurt, but its superficial compared to others, the blood slowly trickling down the side of his face. He is trying to get the door off of her but was h