Holding the Lion
By Christian O’Kane
Leo M Panther
“ATTENTION! ATTENTION! ATTENTION!” The voice blared loudly over the emergency frequency. “This is an all units alert! WE have a major Sky raider incursion in Holland.”
“Whose sending that alert?” Misha asked.
“NATO HQ itself,” The nanites responded.
“The Sky Raider Cruiser Silent Vengence has beached itself at Scheveningen – The Hague.”
“This is a is a major effort!” The nanites commented. “The NATO team is deploying. The English team, the French Team, the Dutch team, the Belgian team. Two local teams and six independent heroes have already responded. They’re also sending a dozen planes and the NATO ready battalion.”
“The Raiders are making an all out assault,” Strela commented.
“This is Misha and Strela,” Misha announced over the radio. “We are responding.