By Allen Billy
Contact! Target sighted, in range. Clear on all sides, approach vector optimal. No friendlies or enemies visible.
Faint sounds of the ongoing conflict in the offshore fishery drift in.
Move in to complete mission. Weapon good, safety off, approach considered safe, all sides still clear.
Launch! Close on target, move fast. I have a clear shot – can fire.
Have fired! Evade, dip and duck, use cover.
A quick backward look confirms the target suffered a direct hit.
That’s one windshield that won’t glare for a while.
Time to fly to the fishery to refuel and recharge the primary weapon.
Allen is a new flash fiction writer and writes to have fun with life’s experiences.