May melted into June as the weather got warmer. We had now been in the Mountain just under four weeks with the new group, though I had yet to allow anyone to go out. The recon teams had been training well, but some were chomping at the bit to get out namely Bastion. All the rest of the groups were settling in nicely with no complaints so far. The heads of the departments met each week to review everything and see how people were getting on. After studying some paperwork, I rubbed my eyes and decided enough was enough. I locked the papers away, leaving my office and wandering around to Nate’s office. I knocked on the closed door.
Authors Note- I made a major mistake in the last chapter. Ashley is our pregnant lady and she's not medically trained. Alyssa is our trainee nurse and has helped Ashley when they met. There is also some very strong language in this chapter. Chapter Seventeen “Proximity alert,” Daisy’s smooth voice announced, jerking me from my … Continue reading Project New Dawn Chapter Seventeen
“Welcome to Fort Walker, new friends. Hopefully, you can be safe and happy here. Hopefully, you’ll contribute, and all our lives will be made easier,” so sue me, I’m not exactly the best person at giving speeches. I looked around at the room and the newcomers, who all looked fresher than when we met and … Continue reading Project New Dawn Chapter Sixteen
Here is an update to level Three of Fort Walker, with Quarantine cells in the Research Area and the offices have moved.
Previously… “Alex, I’m seeing a lot of unknowns coming from the playing field to the north,” Tobi’s voice startled me, “Maybe forty or more,” “Can you tell if they are armed from the feed?” I knew Tobi was watching the live satellite feed. I followed the side of a building and looked onto the playing … Continue reading New Dawn Chapter Fifteen
Condensation had built up along the bottom of the giant windows and I could see ice flowering on the grass despite it being early May. The sun was beginning to burn off the ice, but it was going to be a cold morning out there. I looked at my watch; one hundred and eighty-two days … Continue reading New Dawn Chapter Fourteen
This chapter may contain disturbing scenes of blood, be be advised when reading. “Mac, Tom, Larry, I need you to come up the stairs please,” I cried out desperately, not sure what to do. I didn’t want to move him in case he had hurt his back. I heard footsteps on stairs and the three … Continue reading New Dawn Chapter Thirteen
“Merry Christmas, everyone,” I called out as some of the others began to emerge from their apartments wearing pyjamas and dressing gowns. They all came yawning, but got excited as they saw the presents underneath the Christmas tree.