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Lost Reception (preview creepypasta)
My friends, Ray, Michelle, Alice, and I all were going camping on mount flats, which was ironic, since it wasn't very flat. Actually since, Oregon had been preventing any forest fires, it was completely overgrown. Now before you think this is about Slenderman chasing us through the woods hear me out, we had been hiking for two days and were walking along the tops of the mountains, Ray being a little overweight got tired quickly and made us stop frequently. I had been surprised to find every time I checked my phone when he made us stop, I had service...this was odd, but I wouldn't complain I had no one to call anyways, we were fine.
There had been no one else on the mountain as we hiked which was a plus, we could just enjoy the view and each other, we all got along quite well actually. I had always had a thing for Alice personally, but I don't think she knew or cared, she was beautiful with dark brown hair that was to the middle of her back and stunning eyes that could st
A Turning Point in the Clockwork WarA war of attrition
depends on supply and drawdown,
how much you have and how much you use up.
With personnel, the balance concerns
the influx of recruitment versus
the outflow of casualties, deserters, invalids.
There is only so much loss
that a fighting force can sustain
and still fight.
Pilot Claude Archer was the first
to challenge his invalid discharge.
"I don't need legs to fly," he said,
patting the healed stumps of his thighs.
"My Osprey runs on elbow grease."
The members of the discharge board
paused and looked at each other.
What he said was true.
The Osprey-class fighter jets
relied on hand controls,
and a sharp eye and iron nerve.
Fingers flicked through the stack
of discharge papers -- so many, many pages.
So many soldiers lost, never to fight again.
They could not afford to let slip even one
who might be retained, somehow,
to face the front line once more.
Far less could the war effort spare
one of its best pilots.
So they put Pilot Archer back on the roster,
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