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Re: Story of fiction and fantasy and science fiction

Postby LostNFound » Sun Oct 14, 2018 8:08 pm

The City of west Mendocino was directly below them as they slowly moved south along the Fault line. They were approaching another Cove and could see a river flowing from the east into it. Kevin had slowed down and they could see the traffic moving below them and fishing boats moving out to sea and up the river outlet. Logan had been on continuous watch since they left the northern area where shelter Cove was. Bill was still fiddling with his creation and had taken it apart to examine the insides. As they moved across the cove to the south Logan saw the nuclear device laying on the sea floor wedged in the trench. The memory from the Generals mind flashed into his mind and he watched the men take the device down and plant it at the precise spot. They wore scuba gear and had an underwater skiff to carry the device. Once they reached the specific place they moved the palate off the skiff and let it settle into the trench. The mind thoughts from the general showed how he set the trigger mechanism so he could activate it from his base when the time came. He saw the code that was typed in. When he and Tamara had switched the note books at the base he knew that the General and the other man would not be able to remotely set these things off but there was the accidental chance of the devices exploding. He knew that once this device was triggered accidentally or intentionally it would start the reaction of the fault. The one in the mountain would have helped the triggering of this fault as well as the upper faults to the north. He disappeared from the Chopper and materialized in the sea next to the device. He had created a bubble but not fast enough to keep from getting wet. He reached out and the device disappeared in a sparkling glow.

Almost instantly a large solar flare was observed on the sun and just as instantly Logan reappeared on the chopper. Bill looked up just in time to get a small fish smack him in the face and sea water splashed on the deck. Logan was standing and looking straight at Bill with a Grin while his clothes dripped water onto the deck. Bill let out a yelp when the fish slapped him and looked at Logan. “What in heaven’s name?” “What did you do and where have you been?” Kristyl turned and looked at the hilarious scene. She wondered the same thing. Just a moment ago she had seen Logan standing in the middle of the deck only he was completely dry. Logan’s hair was dripping water as he spoke to Bill, “I saw one of the devices and went down to send it away.” Bill looked him over and asked where the TMG was first and then just stared at him. Logan caught the towel from Kristyl and began to dry his head.

“Okay I guess it is time to tell you that I or we of the Bus do not need your TMG and we can move through time and space without opening a portal as you do. We can do that also but we were born with the abilities to do these things. Evelyne and Eryne both do these things and we are all being brought into this world for the healing. We must hurry now as the mad man is being forced to trigger his death devices and that poison in those planes. The mountain that just exploded and what Tamara has done is causing him to move beyond a time frame even though he does not know it will all be of no use.” Bill did know what the children on the bus were capable of and had already had his thoughts. He was not sure if they could do all the things that his daughter and Evelyne could but now he could see and it made his heart jump with joy. “Okay then you will need some dry clothes and Kevin; we need to keep moving southward along this Fault line.” He sat the little box aside and dug into the foot locker. “Here you can put these on for now until your regular clothes dry.” Logan took the clothes and replaced his wet clothes while asking Bill to tell him if he had figured out how to make the nuclear devise detector work. “Well I think I can fix it but I will need to rewire some stuff and I need some additional parts from my shop.” Logan asked permission to read his thoughts and after receiving a yes he disappeared and almost immediately reappeared. He handed a small sack to Bill and picked up the box. He opened it and Bill showed him the wiring harness and which ones to undo while taking the sack and removing some additional wires and a small solder gun. Logan pulled some wires loose and moved them out of the way while he took some of the spare parts from the sack and placed them on the circuit board. He then took the wires and placed them to the pieces and Bill soldered them in place. Logan then pulled something from his pocket and placed it close to where the connection wire with the USB end ran out of the box. He then took an additional wire and held it to the small battery looking object that he had taken from his pocket and asked Bill to solder it. Bill did so and also soldered the USB connection to the front of the object. A few more minor corrections and Logan replaced the case. Bill moved up to the front and handed the box to Kristyl. “Plug this into that port and flip the toggle switch.” Kristyl did what Bill said and a red light came on and one of her monitors displayed the surface and at least a thousand meters below ground with a graph. Bill told her that it should work now and if one of the nuclear devices is detected it would give a beeping sound and the monitor would flash a location.

Kevin continued to fly south east as Kristyl traced the Fault line. They flew down the coast and over the entrance to the San Francisco Bay. Logan sat in the back talking to Bill about other projects that Bill had been working on to help the cause of healing. The great city of San Francisco passed under them and Kristyl did not see anything on the monitor. The Fault line moved further toward the east onto land as they continually moved toward the south. The population below them was very thick until they left the San Francisco area and moved a few hours south. Finally the population thinned out and the towns or cities became less and the forests and hills became much more pronounced. Kevin was moving slowly along the line when all of sudden the little box began to beep and the monitor was flashing with a little symbol of the old Radiation sign. Bill and Logan both came forward and waited for Kristyl to zero in on the signal. Directly below them were tall spires of rock and trees of some kind with a small town on the eastern border of it. The area looked quite empty of traffic and population. Kristyl had locked the signal in to a place that was located within the area below them. The flashing signal was west of the fault line but appeared to be close enough. Kevin lowered the chopper and a small town could be seen along the edge of the rock spires and trees. He flew into a circle around the flashing signal until he found a fairly secluded area he could land in. Logan told him that he could find the device and make it disappear. Kevin said that would be fine but they needed to land for a short space to take a break and from that point the device could be dealt with. Logan acknowledged and he and Bill both sat back down to wait for the chopper to land.

Kevin sat the bird down in an opening that was just big enough to keep the blades from hitting any trees and rocks. The area had tall spires of rock that looked very pointed with what looked like old growth oaks with dispersed other types of deciduous trees on all sides so he figured they would be safe in this small bowl. Kristyl had kept her eye on the signal and as they came down it moved to the east but not to far from the landing zone. Kevin kept the rotor hot and Kristyl kept all the instruments and gear hot so if someone was in the area they would instantly know. Bill and Logan were the first to hop out. Bill had turned his Dispance cloak on and Logan just became invisible. They stood in the opening and looked around. The trees were sparse and the ground looked almost bare from vegetation. The rock cliffs were many and looked like spikes. The trees did not look very healthy but were hanging on. The man and the boy both felt the despair of them. Logan walked over to one of the big trees and wrapped his arms around it and began to talk to it. The tree told him that the colony had been covered with shiny things from the sky many times in the past and they had never fully recovered from it. The system of brothers had begun to die off and the living systems that made their homes survive had slowly died and or left. The living Mother Earth had received most of the poison and was depleted of life so her soils began to die also. Logan cried in his soul and told the tree to hang on because life would be returning soon. He also received a memory from the tree of other humans that had come here and left scares in Mother Earth in the rocks across from him. Logan looked at the cliff side to the east of where he was standing and saw what the tree spoke about.

Bill was standing and looking around and heard the Tree talking with Logan. He moved back to the hatch and asked Kristyl how deep the device was located in the earth. She told him that it was around 300 meters to the east and 100 meters deep. He closed the hatch and moved to Logan. “Come son, we will go together on this one.” Logan finished talking with the tree and looked at the hillside to their east. “Yes father we can get there through that opening that is hidden in that cliff side.” They both began to walk toward where the cliff side was when a large bird swooped over their heads and circled to land in front of them. The head was a yellow-orange color with black plumage. The eyes were large on the sides of the head and the beak on this bird was long and curved at the end almost into a hook shape. The body was quite large and the feathers ranged from a light gray to a very dark almost black color. Logan had noticed large triangular shaped white splotches under the wings when the creature circled and landed. He could also see small white areas on the wings as they were folded to the body of the bird. Logan searched for a language to speak when 4 other birds swooped in and landed around them. Bill spoke into Logan’s mind and said these are the Condors of California. They were once considered almost extinct but were finally protected. It would seem that we have found a place where they live. Logan sat down on the ground and continued to stare at the first bird that landed in front of him. Bill followed suit and sat on the ground. The bird waddled closer and Logan heard it say in his mind who are you and why have you invaded our home? We have watched you come here before in one of those big giant birds like us only without wings and destroy the earth against the side of the rocks. We watched for a long time as you made a deep scar into the rock and pushed a shiny object through a hole. Then we watched as you left and covered the hole up. Are you here to destroy more of our homes? Logan listened and gathered the info and how to speak with the bird. We are not of those other humans that came here. Those humans have placed something in that rock that will destroy this entire home of yours and all the surrounding lands. We have come to remove it so you will continue to have your home. Once we have removed the shiny object we will leave your home and your family will live in peace. We will heal the scar also. May I ask what you are called? I am called Miwok; I am the speaker of this Flight. I am called Logan and am just a part of a crew. We are here as I have said to remove the dangerous objects left behind by the bad sects of our species. Miwok moved his head back and forth and moved sideways toward another bird. We will watch and wait for you to come back from the scar hole. That is a good thing for us. We will come back and tell all is well and then we will leave. Logan reached out and touched Bill and both stood and begin to walk toward the hole in the cliff face.

The Cave was narrow and looked like some of the roof had caved in. They had to remove loose limbs and brush before they could enter. As they moved further into the dark Bill pulled his TMG from his belt and flashed it like a torch so they could see. The floor of the cave was rough and they had to be very careful to keep from tripping over rocks and humps of earth that piled up from the roof. Bill told Logan that the device had been placed at a depth of 100 meters and some 300 meters into the rock structure. The slope of the cave became steeper the further they traversed. Bill was leading and talking to Kristyl by telepathy when Logan grabbed him of a sudden. Bill had taken a step and felt nothing solid as his foot came down. Logan pulled him back and both fell back onto the cave floor. Bill shined his torch along the floor to where he almost stepped and saw nothing but darkness. He moved to the edge of a darkness that seemed to have no bottom as he shined his torch into it. At the edge was a large boulder that had a thick rope tied around it. As he shown his torch around he could see where the rope extended into the pit. Logan spoke and said “we should levitate into the pit to find the end of the rope.” Bill agreed and they both floated down into the pit while Bill kept his torch moving around to see the way. They dropped about 10 meters and found the bottom of the rope. Bill shined his torch around until they saw an opening toward the east once again. They floated into the tunnel and climbed over some rocks and mounds of dirt until they came to a larger open area. Bill shined the torch around and could see stalactites hanging from the ceiling. In front of them was the device on its frame with wheels. Just beyond were more dark crevasses in the floor. Bill and Logan both moved to the devise and Bill wanted to examine the readouts on the computer monitor. Logan told him that there were small fault lines from here leading to the main Fault line they had been following. If this devise went off here it would cause all the fault lines to the coast to spread and the main line would split and become very active. Bill turned a dial on his TMG and flashed a blue ray on the device. The thing disappeared. Logan asked him what he had done to the dials that were on the computer pack. Bill told him that he had disabled the entire thing and sent it to a place that would put the fear of the Divine Creator into all the people that saw the thing. He had made it move there so it could not be moved again. Logan smiled and opened a portal to the outside entrance of the cave. They both stepped through and saw the birds standing in a semi circle about 15 feet away.

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Re: Story of fiction and fantasy and science fiction

Postby LostNFound » Thu Oct 18, 2018 1:31 am

23 JOHN AND A DOG NAMED BILL

The first thing that Ken saw when he woke up was Sally’s smiling face. He recognized her and asked where he was. She reached over with a wet cloth and wiped his forehead while speaking quietly to him. “You are in the chopper my love and you have been shot.” He tried to raise himself but she put her hand on his chest and said “whoa you have sustained a wound in the leg and passed out from loss of blood. We had to go to the haven and retrieve extra blood for you and now you are getting back to a normal body function. You will have to rest for awhile longer to gain your strength back.” He looked at her and asked what happened. As he spoke John came into his vision and told him that he was shot by the soldiers that had come out of the mountain. Ken turned back to Sally and asked if everybody was alright and then asked where Buffalo was and if he was alright. His last memory was seeing his buddy jump one of the men from the mountain and watched as Buffalo and the man hit the ground just before the bullets started flying. He vaguely remembered Buffalo rolling off the man as blood spurted from his shoulder and then falling forward. Something had knocked his leg from under him. Sally began to tear up at that point and quietly with choked up sounds told him that Buffalo did not survive the fight. Ken closed his eyes as tears welled up and ran down his cheeks. Bill and Bethy both moved to him and licked his hand and arms. Sally rubbed her hand across his face and also had tears running down her cheeks. John had sat back down and his heart was swelling with sorrow. Ken opened his eyes and raised his head almost too quick and asked about Tamara. “Where is Tamara and is she alright?”

Everyone in the chopper sat in silence and had tears rolling from their eyes. John was the one that spoke first. Tamara was a very brave soldier, she saved us as well as you and Sally by destroying that base. All we know is that she did not come out from the destruction and can only assume that she died on her mission to save us all. Both dogs were lying on the deck with their heads resting between their front legs. Their breathing was letting out soft sighs and quiet whimpers. Mary stood up and moved back to Ken and touched him. She spoke into his mind and told him that Tamara was moved to a warm comforting place and he would see her again. Ken looked at her and closed his eyes in wonder and fell back into a sleep of rest. Mary had bent down and now stood back up and moved back to her co-pilots seat. “It is time for us to find the last nuclear device.” Sally asked how she knew that there was just one left. Mary told her that Tamara had spoke about it. “How are we going to find it without Tamara? She told us that Bill’s invention does not quite work yet.” John’s voice sounded like it was coming from someplace inside a cave or something. “I will see the device when we are over it. We must fly down the coast of Oregon.” Every one turned when they heard John speak, Samuel warmed the rotor and asked everybody if they were ready. Mary had made all her gear ready as the chopper rose. Samuel took it up and flew toward the southwest flying just 200 feet above the ground. “We should be over the Subduction zone within the next few hours.” Everybody sat back and thought about the little girl and the dog as the chopper moved slowly toward the coast. There was a missing gap that felt like it could not be replaced or repaired.

John’s mind was full of light and he saw doors opening in many hallways. He ran down the halls and looked in all the doors. The wonders amazed him as he reached out to touch and feel. Something bumped him and as he looked down Bill was standing next to him. They both talked in the mind. Can you see these open doors? Yes I see them in my own mind but they are connected to yours. I can also see where we are going and how we will deal with what is coming. Yes my brother we are going to move into a different plane and then into another body. Can you see buffalo and Tamara? Yes Tamara is in her mother and buffalo has become another puppy where you and I will be going. Bill moved closer to John and rested his head on John’s lap as the chopper moved over the coastal hills and forests of lower Washington. Samuel took the bird out over the ocean and found the Subduction Zone and turned to the south. The Subduction Zone was 25 miles off the coast when he started moving south and seemed to move closer to land as they crossed over the line of Washington and Oregon. He kept flying along this line and wondered how far south they would go before finding the 5th nuclear device. Mary said. “This line seems to be moving closer to the land as we get further south. You don’t suppose it will connect to land?” They continued until the Subduction Zone appeared to come within a few miles of land. Samuel was looking at a park of some kind that had a spit of land that extended out closer to the Subduction zone line. He turned the chopper inland and flew over the park area to see if he could find a secluded area to land for a break. As he brought the chopper over the land John said “this is the place we will need to get rid of the 5th device.” Samuel almost jumped when John spoke and Mary turned quickly also. Neither of them had heard John come forward it was as if he was just there of a sudden. John smiled and spoke “you will find a clearing just ahead where you can set the chopper down. There are no signs of humans in this area.” Bill was standing next to him and both were looking through the front windshield. “I have detected the device here and it is planted such that when it goes off it will cause the Blanco Fracture Zone plate to activate.” Samuel dropped the chopper into the clearing that looked like a well manicured lawn. He could see picnic tables around the perimeter with campfire pits. He figured it was a campgrounds area but it was deserted at this time. He kept the chopper cloaked after they sat down and asked Mary to keep a look out for any movement.

John and Bill stood in the chopper close to one another while Sally told them that they would have to be very careful. She understood that John was different with perhaps some of the ways of Tamara. She did not know that Bill had been changed and Mary did know that John had been given capabilities from Tamara as well as she had but she was still concerned that he would be subject to dangers that could take him and Bill away. Sally told them to activate the cloaking device before leaving the chopper. John looked at her with a smile and turned to Bill. Bill actually looked at her with a smile on his face. Both of them just disappeared. Mary smiled while Sally moved to the bench where Ken was still sleeping restfully. Samuel said to everybody to just relax while John and Bill took care of the device.

The man and the dog stood on the beach as the waves rolled up to their feet. The wind off the ocean was quite strong as a storm moved onto shore. John could see the waves growing in size and knew that the cave entrance would soon be flooding with the incoming tide. He could see the long hooked spit that extended out into the ocean to the west and knew that the device had been planted under that spit. The Cave entrance was hard to see in the spray of waves breaking against the rocks and the fog that moved in along the coast. Just off the end of the spit about 1 and half miles was the start of the Blanco Fracture Zone that ran alone the southern edge of the Juan de Fuca plate and it all connected to the Cascadia Subduction Zone. From that point to where the device had been planted was a small fault fractures so when the device was activated the entire southern edge of Juan de Fuca and the Subduction Zone would be set in motion. All of this would set the old Volcanic Crater in motion where Crater Lake was situated that would start the chain reaction of the other volcanos up the cascades. This device was the final trigger to cause half of Washing state and Oregon State to slide to the west while the plates caused major eruptions of earth to shoot straight up. John told Bill that they had to move now as the time was getting shorter. The man and dog moved toward the cave entrance. The only sign that they were even there was footprints being made in the sand as they moved hurriedly toward the cliff face.

The entrance to the cave was not hidden but just inside there were piles of rocks with narrow pathways between. John squeezed around and through the openings while Bill moved easier through the maze of boulders and piles of sand. John noticed how high the water reached during high tide. The top of the boulders had seaweed on them. As they moved deeper into the cave it sloped down somewhat. They finally came to an area that did not have the boulders strewn around and was quite sandy. Bill moved into the area and went straight to a side tunnel. The main cave ended not much further from this side tunnel so they walked into it and continued to go down slope. Both of them could see by their extraordinary vision and not too far into the tunnel they had to climb up over a bank of dirt and sand. Reaching the top John could see where the ocean water could not overflow here. Topping the mound John saw the tunnel continued to slope downward. They both moved downhill and continued to walk along a much smoother pathway. They walked for awhile as it seemed to John and could hear a sound of waves bashing against rocks. The ceiling was dripping water and soon the sound quieted as they moved deeper. He wondered how the device had been dragged through this tunnel but soon gave that thought up. He could find no memory of this trek so traversing this tunnel was all they both could do at the moment. After what seemed like hours they came to a larger opening and moved into a cavern. Water was seeping from the ceiling and the walls as they moved into the bigger area. The noise was loud and as soon as they passed a stalactite area they saw the device setting on a pedestal. There were glowing red lights coming from the top portion of the cylinder shaped object. John moved to it quickly while Bill looked around the cavern. John saw the LED readout and the computer keyboard under a glass window. The readout was flashing a digital word that read “STANDBY”. John reached through the glass cover and reprogrammed the system. He then removed the deadly bomb material and sent it to a place where it melted into oblivion. The readout was still flashing “STANDBY” but what he had done made the cylinder harmless and when whoever tried to activate or deactivate it, the countdown would begin and continue regardless. He then reached a memory that was planted by Tamara of an office and sent the entire apparatus to that place.

When John and Bill had disappeared, Samuel and Mary took Sally, Ken and Bethy to the Haven through a portal and Ken was healed. When they returned to the chopper the first thing Samuel saw was a group of people standing around an area that had picnic tables. A large fire was burning in the pit. The team stood at the front of the chopper and Ken said “looks like a sizable group of motorcycle folks” and he pointed to the area where all the bikes were parked. Mary mentioned all the small tents and the large one. It had been raining and the people were standing around the fire pit and drinking fluids from cans and bottles. Sally spoke and said “the emblems on those people’s jackets represent a bike club called the Hells Angels and from what I can see they may be from the Coos Bay area. I remember seeing and reading all about these gangs when I was younger. Some were benign but some where very mean and would ride into towns and kill people. They were considered to be a threat to cities and towns and most folks lived in fear when they moved around. I though they had been wiped out by the police and military by 2025 but apparently there may still be some gangs around.” Ken spoke “If they fought with the police and the military perhaps they are good guys.” Bethy begin to growl in a low tone. Sally walked back into the cabin and sat down. “Bethy seems to think different with something out there so we must be very careful.” I hope that John and Bill catch what is happening here and are able to skirt around it all.”

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Re: Story of fiction and fantasy and science fiction

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Gramby Johnson had gathered his club the day before and the trip down the coast to Blanco State Park had been a great ride. Most of the club still rode the Harleys that had been customized into choppers but some had the newer hover bikes that they had customized to look like the old style choppers. The club had managed to survive the purges of the late 20’s. 2026 had been the worst year for all the clubs and gangs around the country. That particular year was called the year of blood and most clubs were wiped out. He and the main 12 survivors of his club managed to hide in the mountains along the coast for 7 years while the police and the military constantly searched and killed anyone that resembled a biker or Hells Angel as they had been called. Gramby and his survivors never trusted anyone and robbed and pillaged any town except their home base when they finally found their way back. They still hid and kept out of sight of the police and military and sometimes would capture some of them and kill them. Mac and Dog were his lieutenants and they would do anything he asked. Today when they arrived at the deserted campsite it had been raining and the clouds were thick. They had managed to round up 25 soldiers of the club and planned to stay at the park for a week before moving further down the coast. This time of the year was to cold for tourists to visit this particular park so Gramby knew they would be alone. Besides if any body came in to this place they probably would not leave. Brine was the wild card in the group and loved to ride his hover bike anywhere. Gramby and most of the others figured him to be crazy. They had others that seemed to have a few screws missing but they were needed during certain times. Today when they arrived they had set up the camp and everyone was drinking and doing the latest drugs that could be confiscated from the freaks or purchased from the dealers. The rain had stopped but the air was damp and cool so the big bond fire was started. Gramby and most others seemed content to just drink and relax around the fire.

Brine had brought a woman with him for the trip and she seemed to be just as crazy as he was. He had been drinking and smoking the drugs since they left Coos Bay and was even more whacked out now. He finally moved to his hover bike after having an argument with one of the other men about how much better his bike was than those older gas powered Junkers. He climbed on the bike and fired it up. He threw a half empty can of beer at the man he was arguing with and jetted toward the middle of the grassy area. Everyone turned to watch him because he said he was going to show all of them how much better his bike was and what it could do. As they watched he flew out and it seemed like he hit a brick wall of a sudden. The bike bounced off of something and flew backwards as Brine flew off the seat and through the air forward. His head contacted something and he fell on the ground with blood gushing from his head. He lay there bleeding while his woman ran toward the area. She was screaming BRINE, BRINE as she scooted across the grass. Everyone was staring at what had just happened and watched the woman hit something and fall backwards. It seemed that she just ran into a wall that was invisible. Gramby waved to Mac and Dog to follow him and they moved out to the area where Brine and the woman were both lying on the ground. Gramby slowed and held up his hand to bring the other two men to a halt. Brine was lying on the ground with blood flowing from the front of his head. The woman was lying on her back and her nose was bleeding profusely. Both people were unconscious.

Inside the Chopper, Samuel and Mary had watched the man get on his hover bike and fly across the grass, and felt the impact of the bike into the side of the chopper. Sally had to keep Bethy from Barking. Ken opened an arms locker and pulled out his Rifle. Samuel told him to hold off. “We may have to lift off any minute.” As he said that, Mary grabbed his arm and it made him turn back to see the woman come running across the grass. They watched as she ran into the front of the chopper and fell back. Samuel turned then and told everyone to strap in because they were going to lift off so no one else would get hurt. He started to spin the rotor when three men came running up and stopped in front of the two people lying on the ground. Mary told him that the man was lying across the skid so they could not lift without possibly hurting him further. Samuel watched as the three men walked up and picked the unconscious man up. One of the men then reached out and touched the side of the chopper. He turned to the others and said there is something here that we can not see. One man dragged the unconscious man away and then the other two men came over and started to feel the cloaked chopper. One turned and yelled at the group that was standing around and told them to come over.

Mary looked at Samuel and said “looks like we have attracted an awful lot of attention.” Samuel watched the group of people moving toward them. Some had climbed on their bikes and began racing over. The big tall man with the dark beard and long black hair was telling them where to stop. The team inside could see that they were being surrounded with people and bikes. Someone pulled out a club of some kind and walked up and swung it into the side of the chopper. The clanging sound rang loudly inside. Ken was ready to jump out and shot some of these people. Samuel did not want that to happen. Bethy could not help herself she barked. The people outside where talking and the cacophony became loud. Gramby heard the dog barking and yelled for everyone to shut up. Sally had told Bethy to be quiet and the noise outside became eerily silent. Gramby walked up and reached out and began feeling his way around the invisible object. He began to speak loudly and said “whoever you are you might as well come out or at least let us know what you look like. From what I can feel you might be inside a chopper of some kind and we know that you are either police or military. We will let you go if you make your ship visible and surrender it to us; otherwise we are going to burn you out.” He made a signal to his people and they all of a sudden produced canisters of some sort. The team inside watched as the people threw bottles of fluid against the chopper and others poured buckets of something on the bird. They watched as all the people began to move back. “Those crazies really do intend to burn us out” Sally told Ken to hand her a rifle also. The big man had some device in his hand and when they watched he flicked it and fire flared up. Samuel was preparing to take off at that point when the big man fell forward and the torch thing fell from his hand. He turned over and blood began running from his neck. They watched from inside as all hell appeared to break loose.

John and Bill had moved from the cavern to the beach and began walking back to the chopper. John was enjoying the fresh air as well as Bill and both were running and jumping along the beach and then started to climb the trail back up to the area where the chopper was resting. John heard the commotion of motor bikes racing around. Bill’s ears stood straight up and he began to move faster up the trail. John had to start running to keep up with him. At the top they ran through the trees toward the camp sight. When they came into the camp sight they saw the people circling the area where the chopper was sitting. John watched the big man do something and then saw the people throw fluids on the chopper. He was sure that they could not see it but for some reason they knew it was there. Bill was running toward the man that had lit something in his hand that made fire. John was running as fast as he could when Bill pounced on the man and they both went down. Bill had ripped the man’s throat as he turned over. The people standing around became frightened and began running around. Two other men ran to the big man as he lay on the ground bleeding. Bill jumped on one of them and the other man grabbed something he could not see. John was almost on top of the downed man when he saw the man pull a knife and stab into the invisible thing that he had his arm around. Bill yelped and became visible as the man pulled the knife from his side. John felt the pain of Bill as he piled into the man with the knife and knocked him down. He grabbed the knife from the man and stuck it in his chest. The man screamed and John rolled from him. As he rolled off the man he found himself next to the woman that had been knocked unconscious. He rolled over and came to his knees to stand up and attack the second man that was moving toward the small torch instrument. He felt a sharp pain in his back and twisted to see the woman sitting up. She had a knife in her hand and it was dripping blood. He had become visible with the pain of the stab of the knife and looked her in the eye as she tried to stab him again. She dropped the knife and fell over. John knew that she became unconscious once more.

Gramby fell to the ground and the lighter flew from his hand. He hit the ground and turned over and felt the excruciating pain in his throat just before everything went dark and his life expired. Sally watched as one of the other men grabbed air and stabbed at it with a knife. She saw Bill become visible and roll away. She saw the man fall backwards and watched the knife taken from his hand and watched in horror as it entered the man’s chest. The next thing she saw was the first woman that had been knocked unconscious move and then set up. She took a knife from a sheath and swung it in front of her. John became visible at that point and sally let out a scream of pain. She saw John fall forward and Ken open the hatch and pull the trigger of his rifle. The man reaching for the lighter fell back in a violent motion as the bullets ripped into him. All the other people began to scream and run away. Some of the other men tried to approach the opening but were knocked back with the bullets from Ken’s rifle. When the dust cleared as it is said, all the people had disappeared into the trees. Ken jumped out of the chopper and moved to John. He felt to see if there was a pulse but could find none. He next moved to Bill but that was also a wasted effort. Bethy had jumped out of the chopper and caught two of the men as they ran and killed them. Ken moved to the woman and felt her pulse, she was still breathing. Sally finally jumped down and called Bethy back and her and Ken Picked up John and Bill and placed their bodies into the chopper. Mary was in tears as well as Samuel while he lifted the chopper off the ground and turned it toward the Area 51 place in Nevada. They landed in a remote area and performed a very emotional burial for John and Bill before they continued to the base of Area 51.

Across the township of Paradise and far to the north a female German Shepard dog was lying under the sunshine and resting as she was pregnant. Her mind was moved and told that she would be delivering 3 pups. Shialla had felt a movement in her womb and thought that the time had come for her to deliver but it was not to be, so she relaxed once more and waited. John and Bill both had been moved to the waiting room John had seen the stones on the table and moved to them while Bill followed him. He reached down and touched the dog while he grasped a semi transparent blue/green stone and they both moved into the bodies of their mothers in the land of Paradise. The two girls watched and then giggled as they moved back to the haven. The healing was gathering greater essence on this world. Ginger Newman had been in the dreamnet and was starting to rise from her chair when the movements in her belly made her hold still. Ben and she had wanted a baby and it had seemed that she was having a hard time. She and Ben had thought to adopt because of the hard time of trying to get pregnant. Her dog Shialla had become pregnant earlier. The voice in her mind told her I am on my way mother, it will be a while longer but I am coming soon. I am John but you may call me what is on your minds. Ginger smiled first then began to laugh and Ben came in from the garage and asked her what was so funny. She stood up and hugged him and said “I am pregnant.” The laughter was joyous in the Newman household.

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24 STANDBY

In the basement of a prestigious building called the capital building located in Denver Colorado, a sparkling glow appeared and shortly a cylinder shaped object formed. The object was half buried in the cement floor with the other half above the floor level. The computer readout that could be seen through a glass case on the top had a flashing red LED light blinking continuously with the word “STANDBY”. The glass casing was very thick and could not be broken. The casing around the enclosure was fused and looked like part of the cylinder. The object was located far into a corner of the basement where prison bars had been erected and there were a number of prisoners sleeping and or milling around. Jonas Friedman had been one of the guards that had tried to get away from the crazy idiot Emperor when he would shoot up the office and even tried to kill his guards. He had been arrested and thrown into the Dungeon, as everyone called it, shortly there after. He was waiting for his treatment of interrogation and the conditions had caused him to loose weight and wonder if he was going to survive. He was standing against the bars in the back of the cage thinking about his life up to this point when the sparkling glow began. As he watched in wonder, the cylinder appeared and he saw it briefly before the darkness returned and all he could see after was the blinking red light. He turned and went back to his mattress and lay down and dreamed of a place where he was free.

Special Agent Guy Southesby was in a particular foul mood today. This was his 5th day in a row that he had to guard the prisoners in the dungeon. He had made the mistake of telling the emperor that he needed medical help. He was rewarded with this punishment as he thought of it. His aspirations of being one of the emperor’s special guards had been dashed on a pile of rocks as the months went by after his appointment. He had read many, many books on the Roman legions and the special guard of the emperors. His delusions of Grandeur were reinforced with those books and he really thought he was going to be the Emperor’s right hand man. All of his dreams had been thrown in the trash not three weeks after he was finally assigned to the Palace. The emperor turned out to be a mousy little man of no vision. Guy found out the hard way just how sick this little basturd was. The man would kill anything that dared to stand up to him and his psychosis was deadly. He found out that most of the people that lived and worked in the new Capitol hated this man but were in abject fear of him. The toad did command a large amount of soldiers and other very nasty people that were loyal and would do anything for the mouse.

Guy moved toward the back of the dungeon where the blowers were located, that moved air into and out of the dark place. He had recently picked up an old habit that had been outlawed in the early 20’s. Smoking tobacco helped him to relax and he knew if he got caught by anyone in the EPA he could be executed on the spot or even worse, sent to one of those skirmishes where he would be killed anyway but through a long suffering process. As he approached the big fans he saw the blinking red light. His thought of smoking was wiped from his mind as he hurried to see what was causing this red blinking light. When he reached the source his heartbeat began to skip and he swore in a quiet tone. He knew enough about nuclear devices to know this was one and somehow it was placed in this particular spot. He could see the counter that was blinking and the STANDBY word was blinking on and off. His knees became weak and his stomach roiled. He turned quickly and practically ran toward the elevator. As he ran around the cages someone asked him what the blinking light was. He ignored them and reached the elevator. He had to wait for the car and kept thinking that if this thing blows, Denver was going to cease to exist.

In the extra large office on the third floor of the palace, Vinnie sat in his big oversized leather chair reading the latest report from his top generals on the progress of the China skirmish. He had inquired about his secret assassin’s organization but still had heard nothing. He heard rumors of the underwater bases being destroyed but he refused to believe it until he actually heard from the top generals of both bases. The progress of interrogation with the people in the basement or dungeon as he had heard it called was not good. He had become more and more agitated that no information was coming that made any sense. The damn General, in control of the Groom Lake project had not reported in either. He was thinking of making a special trip to light the fire under the man when the cylinder materialized in his office. He jumped from his chair and pulled his pistol. He did not know what to expect but with all the other things that happened such as this, there seemed to be someone or something that tried to kill him. He moved slowly to the object that seemed to be buried half way in the floor. The closer he got the more he began to recognize the thing. He stood over the top of it and watched the blinking red LED word. “STANDBY” was all he could see and he damn near pooped himself knowing that this was one of those nuclear bombs that the crazy general at Groom lake had planted on the west coast. He hurried back to his desk to call Nubron Yankovic, his top man in charge of these things when one of the guards from the basement burst through his door. He almost shot the man, but the man was talking loudly about a nuclear device that someone placed in the dungeon.

The violent cursing from the Emperor, made Guy shrink into himself. He could see the pistol in the toads hand and thought for sure he was going to be shot. “GO GET YANKOVIC, YOU IDIOT, WE NEED ANSWERS AND WE NEED TO SHUT THESE DAMN THINGS OFF. Guy stood frozen for a moment until the Emperor shot his pistol into the floor in front of him. He turned and scampered from the room. As he ran down the hall he thought my God there are two of the damn things and they could be triggered at any moment. He was heading for Yankovic’s office on the second floor. He didn’t know if the man was in or not but he sure as heck wasn’t going to face the Emperor without someone with knowledge of how to stop these damn things. He even wondered where they had come from and how did the emperor know what they were.

Nubron Yankovic was heading back to the White house or Palace, as the Emperor had begun to call it awhile back. He had been to the underground facility that controlled the remaining ICBM’s and other missiles still available. His car pulled up to the main entrance into the building and he hopped out. He had been in on the 10 nuclear devices that General Wagger had planted in the major faults on the west coast of the United States. He knew the complete plans of the emperor and the crazy general and he had copies of the codes of those devices. Shit he thought their all crazy. He entered the building and was heading for the elevator when the doors opened and a guard saw him. The man was almost hysterical as he told him to hurry. He stepped into the elevator car and the doors shut. “What the devil is going on Special Agent?” Guy looked at the man with disdain and blurted out the situation. “There are two nuclear devices on active status in the building, one is in the Emperor’s off and the other one is in the dungeon.” “Where the hell did they come from, who brought them in?” “I don’t know sir but you know how things just seem to show up in this building.” The elevator doors opened on the third floor and the two men rushed out and ran toward the Emperor’s office.

Vinnie Jumped up and scooted around his desk when Nubron and Guy came through the door. He was sweating and his greasy black hair was hanging loosely on his forehead. “Well it’s about time damn it. This thing could go off any time, I need answers and this damn thing shut down and I want it to happen right now.” Nubron walked over to the cylinder that seemed to be buried in the floor. He looked at the top glass unit and Keypad inside with the LED readout that was flashing “STANBY”. He turned to Vinnie and said “this looks like one of those devices that you and that insane man over at the Groom lake facility put together.” He then looked at Guy and said “where did you say the other one was located?” Guy started to tell him when the gun went off. Both men flinched and turned to the Emperor. Nubron spoke loudly because his ears were ringing from the sudden boom of the pistol, “WHAT THE HELL ARE YOU DOING?” Vinnie stood with the smoking pistol in his hand and said “Can you stop this thing? You had best be getting to it and as for the other one, that can wait till you get this stopped, so get to it damn it before I have to shoot you.”

Nubron knew this man was crazy but this display of stupidity was beyond the mark of crazy and totally in the realm of insanity that stood on the edge of complete death. He yawned to try to clear his ears and said “we need something to break this glass so I can get at the control panel. You know as well as I do that these glass lids are almost indestructible, so I would suggest, rather than shooting your damn pistol off you could call someone that could bring something we might be able to use to get to the access panel.” Vinnie almost shot the man but instead he yelled at the Special Agent. “GO FIND URI AND HIS CREW AND GET THEM UP HER RIGHT NOW, SEE IF HE CAN SPLIT HIS CREW TO TAKE CARE OF THE ONE IN THE BASEMENT.” Guy didn’t even think for a second as he turned and headed through the door. Uri Reichart was the handy man that could do anything with mechanics and Electrical things. The man could break into anyplace and anything he hoped.

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Uri was torching his way through an old safe that had been buried in the second basement of the Capitol building. It had been discovered by a Janitor just a few days ago and it took him that amount of time to get his tools together and down to the safe. The damn thing had to weigh a few tons and he wondered how it came to be in the lowest part of this old building. The steel was or he at least thought, 1 inch thick, hell it could be thicker for all he knew. The combination dial was big and there was an old fashioned metal wheel that could be turned. The wheel was frozen and could not be turned at this time. He tried his tools on the combination dial and with just two turns he heard the tumblers fall but it appeared that a bunch of bolts were slammed into something. He finally got his special cutting torch and began to burn around the edges of the door. He meant to cut the entire door off. He had only burned through about 12’’ along one side when a Special Agent showed up and told him that Vinnie needed him in his office and he should bring anything that could break through an unbreakable glass. Uri asked what it was he had to break through and the Agent told him that there was a nuclear device in the office that was active and they needed to get to a control panel to deactivate it. Uri grabbed some of his men and they picked up the torch and moved it all toward the elevator.

In the 1st basement all the prisoners were milling around chattering to one another. Jonas Friedman was the one that witnessed the guard running by after walking to the back and seeing the blinking red light. He had called out to him but the guard kept running toward the elevator without responding. Jonas knew the man from the Agent pool and thought that he was his replacement after the Emperor saw fit to arrest him. He had moved to the back of the cage to study the blinking red light again after the man came running by. Something was very odd about that light and the hairs on the back of neck were starting to stand up. The other prisoners were beginning to move to his position and the chatter was becoming louder. Someone bumped him and said “what do think that is over there?” Jonas turned to look at a tall woman. He wondered what she had done to be put in the cell. “I’m not sure but whatever it is, that guard was plenty freaked about it and that gives me the willies.” The woman turned to look at the blinking red light and said “I have seen something like that before, it appears to be some kind of LED readout I think.” Jonas looked back at the red light and remembered something about a panel on an unexploded bomb he had to deal with a year or two earlier. “How did you wind up in here?” Sarah Jenkins was starring at the light blinking on and off and said “I was a nurse at the hospital when they brought that mad man in a while back. He tried to get up and then went completely crazy when he woke up. I just happened to be tending to him and he damn near killed me with the IV stand. It was one day after he left that I was arrested and thrown in here.”

Jonas remembered the incident that caused the Emperor to be hospitalized. He had not been arrested yet and the whole thing was done to save more men because the toad was completely off his rocker. He remembered the idiot coming back and how some of the Dobermans had crapped on the sidewalk outside and how the man had rolled from the limo and landed in a rather large pile of fresh dog poop and then made his way into the building smelling very bad. Two more agents had died that day and no one could or dared to do anything. That was the day he had wound up in this pit. He had told Sarah the short of it all and as he was going to tell her about the mutant Crocodile the elevator door opened and 3 men dragged some equipment out and rolled some carts or something toward the area where the light was blinking. The man that had been here earlier was telling them where the device was, as Jonas heard him say. Device, that could mean many things but to Jonas it meant a bomb. He spoke quietly to Sarah and told her to not speak of this yet. The other prisoners were gathered against the bars now and he knew that they would soon guess if they already hadn’t that there could be a bomb down here.

Vinnie’s mind was twisting with all sorts of thoughts. The bomb that was fused into the floor and the one in the basement made him think of that damn General and how he had so casually thought of killing half the country in the west. He couldn’t make his mind believe that the idiot could send these two bombs here. How the hell that could happen was beyond his imagination. All those other occurrences were way too unimaginable for him. The Crocodile’s appearance and disappearance had made him almost have a heart attack. The other general or was he a colonel from that damn base at Banner Wyoming was too much and the lava lake out front along with the broken down vehicles made him puke. His entire scheme of control and it seemed that someone or something was causing his world to fall apart, was in the toilet. He would get to the bottom of this sooner or later and people were going to die. He had already killed a number of his own agents and incarcerated the people he thought could be responsible for these things. He would soon find out but the ones he tortured did not have any rational answers.

Uri was studying the enclosure on top of the device. The device itself was fused into the floor and the enclosure appeared to be fused to the cylinder. As he looked at it, he had to wonder who had done this. He was thinking about how this booby trap would react when he started to cut the enclosure to get to the control panel. The Emperor was talking to the scientist Yankovic about how to disarm the thing when Uri finally fired up his torch and pulled down the face helmet. He told everybody to stand back and to divert their eyes from the torch as he began to cut into the fused edge of the enclosure. Vinnie and Nubron Yankovic both moved further away and diverted their eyes. Nubron opened a notebook he had and typed in the password to access all the codes of the nuclear devices that were placed in the faults. He needed to know the special Id of this one and the one in the basement before he could type in the proper deactivation codes.

Uri had to increase the flow of the gas to make the torch hotter. He caused the Plasma flow to enter the stream of fire and the torch turned into a bright white light with streaks of red that became white blue. The fused line around the control enclosure began to melt away. Nubron knew the Id number would be located on a plate that was capped next to the key pad. He was becoming anxious for Uri to get the damn lid off. Whoever had placed this here and fused it into the floor could set it off anytime. He was totally baffled as to how anyone could do this. He was even wondering if the General was dead and someone with power beyond anything they might have had taken control. All of this was out of the ordinary. As he thought about all of this Uri had managed to torch his way around the enclosure and was almost done. The radio that was next to Uri beeped and one of his men called from the basement. “Uri, we have removed the enclosure but we do not know what to do next.” Uri had only a few inches left on his enclosure and he turned to look at Nubron for a moment. The torch continued and Nubron told him to hurry while he picked up the radio and spoke into it. “Is the control panel accessible now?” Silence came back and then a clear “yes it is and there is a small numeric pad that is lit up.” Nubron watched as Uri removed the enclosure and now he could see the same pad next to the digital readout that was blinking “STANDBY”. “Is the standby light still blinking?” “Yes it is what would you like us to do?” “Do not touch anything you imbecile, wait for me to give further instructions.” Vinnie had lost his patients and yelled for his security men to go to the basement and make sure no one touches anything unless told exactly what to do, “hurry.”

In the basement, Richard Weiders looked at the radio with disgust and handed it to Hans Frederick. “I tell you, one of these days I will teach that Idiot some manners.” Hans looked at him and smiled. “You know as well as I that he is the emperor’s toad and we can only obey orders from these brainless wits.” “Yes Hans, but still someone must give those men what they deserve.” In the cell just a few yards away, Jonas and Sarah listened to the conversation. They had both figured out that there was some kind of bomb and the men that drug the welding equipment or whatever it was down here and then began to use the cutting torch apparently did not like the man on the other end of that radio. A few minutes’ later two guards or security men came from the elevator and hurried to the back location. Jonas heard them ordering the workers to stand back and wait for further orders. One man spat and said “yes we heard from the one upstairs.” A few minutes later the voice on the radio told someone to remove the cover plate next to the key pad. “I want you to read the ID number to me and hurry.” Richard looked at the security guards and bent down to the device. The lights had finally been turned on but were dim in the area. Jonas could see the man kneel beside what looked like a half cylinder in the floor. He turned to Sarah and said in quiet voice “that clearly looks like it could be a bomb of some sort. I think we should move to the other side of the cell in case that thing blows.” Sarah took his hand and they both walked through the other people that were standing around looking at the scene.

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Nubron reached into the control area and unscrewed the four screws that held the plate on next to the key pad. He lifted the plate and flipped it over. The Id tag number told him it was one of the Cascadian Subduction zone bombs. He traced the Id on his note pad and found that it had been planted along the Oregon coast. He was having second thoughts about the General but that was a moot point at the moment. He took the radio and began telling the team in the basement to remove that same plate and read the Id number off the back to him. He desperately wanted to turn this device off. The blinking red STANDBY light was wearing on him. A few minutes later the man on the radio from the basement read off the number sequence and Nubron quickly identified it as one of the San Andreas bombs. He was really wondering what the hell was going on now but concentrated on the code to shut the damn things off. His first one was down in the basement so he began to tell the man what to punch on the key pad. He was going to wait for the man to tell him that the device was shut down but decided to go ahead and punch in the code to shut this one down also.

Richard punched in the code slowly as the man upstairs read it to him over the radio. There was an enter key that he was going to have to punch when he was done. After punching the sequence of numbers and letters he held his hand over the enter key and waited for the rude man upstairs to give him the go. The man said “have you entered the code sequence properly?” Richard would have punched the man if he would have been close enough but instead said yes in a very sarcastic way. “Okay, we are going to hit the enter keys together, 1, 2, 3” and Nubron hit the enter key while Richard hit his down in the basement. Richard watched as the LED readout went from STANDBY to a setting of 000060.60 and started counting down. His heart leaped in his chest and he began to speak to the man upstairs. Before he could speak the keypad began sparking and he watched in horror as the entire thing fused into a blob of melted plastic. His eyes shifted between the sparking to the counter. He could see that the counter was still ticking away. He stood up and looked at his partner and then shifted his gaze to the two security men. His look must have conveyed the futility and then the fright and then the flight because all four of them turned and hurried to the elevator. The people in the cell began to shout at them as they walked by in almost a run. “HEY, LETS US OUT OF HERE YOU BASTURDS. “

Upstairs, Nubron witnessed the same thing, Uri had seen what was happening and grabbed his man and both turned and moved to the office door as quick as possible. Vinnie was going into one of his frenzied moments. He couldn’t move at first until Nubron stood and grabbed his briefcase and began to walk toward the door. He spoke to the Emperor as he walked “I would suggest you get the hell out of here as fast as you can because this ground zero is going to become the number one hot spot of the country in the next hour. I sincerely hope you have a quick escape route?” Nubron stood at the door for just a quick moment and then was gone. Vinnie grabbed his oversized brief case and rifled through his drawers for the most important stuff he could find and then headed for his private elevator to the roof. He had a helicopter waiting on the roof that would take him to the airport where his private jet was waiting at the ready. He was cursing out loud about how he was going to kill that damn General. All his little or big dreams of this being the capitol of the world were going into hell in less than an hour. He did have another alternative place but he had not told anyone but the very few he could trust and that was not very many.

Nubron Yankovic had kept a bug out bag in his private car for just such occasions as this. He had always planned the quickest route out of Denver and that was the straight shot north on the 25 into Wyoming. Within 20 minutes after leaving the capitol his was already 30 miles north of Denver. He had radioed ahead and told the police that he was on a very important mission for the Emperor and he would have to be traveling very fast over the interstate. He had made one quick stop at the bank and taken his entire safety box which was full of money and other items. He figured with the time left he could get far enough north that when those devices exploded he would be safe to keep on heading north. Denver was going to be fried for at least 50 miles in every direction and he did not want to be caught in any of it. He was thinking so hard about how those devices came to be in the building the way they did and then how they were triggered that he failed to see the three trailer semi coming onto the freeway from the Longmont overpass. His car hit the rear wheels of the second trailer and was pushed outward. It careened off another car and ran back into the rear trailer of the truck. His car came in just in front of the dual axel. The rear tires ran over his car and crushed the roof flat. Nubron became one with the metal and the remains of his car rolled off the side of the road and exploded. That just happened to be the biggest explosion in Denver that particular day.

Uri Reichart and his man met the other two men at the main lobby. Uri told his men to get out of dodge the quickest way possible and get at least 80 or 100 miles away. That distance would get them clear of the blast zone. He said he would catch up to them in Kansas City in two weeks. He turned and went back to the elevator and took it to the first basement. He was thinking about the old safe that he would never have a chance to get into now but mostly he wanted to free the people in the prison cells. He looked at his watch and figured he had 45 minutes. When the elevator doors opened he could hear the people screaming and crying. He quickly ran to the cell door and used his keys to open it. He then told them to get out of Denver as quick as they could. He didn’t tell them that these bombs were nuclear but he did say that there were powerful bombs set to go off within the hour. He knew the people would panic and the elevator was going to be full so he ran to the stairwell first and bounded up the stairs into the lobby and ran out the front doors toward his private truck.

Vinnie stepped out of the elevator door onto the roof. The helicopter was sitting on the pad. He hurried over to it and jumped into the side door that was open. He was in such a hurry to get going that he didn’t notice that the pilots were not on board. He buckled himself in and said “LET’S GO, WE GOT TO GET OUT OF HERE RIGHT NOW.” There was no response. He sat for a few seconds then unbuckled himself and moved forward to the pilot’s cabin. When he opened the door he screamed a streak of the foulest language he could. This helicopter was going nowhere unless he knew how to fly it. He ran to the door and jumped to the roof. He heard a cacophony of sound coming from the ground at the front of the building and ran to edge. He could see people running from the front toward the parking lots. He started to yell at them but decided they would not hear him. He turned and ran toward the elevator. When he reached the door it was locked. He forgot that it automatically locked when it closed and someone had to have a key to get it to open. He was in full blown panic mode now and began to run around the roof top looking for a way down. He looked at his time piece and saw that he only had 35 minutes left.

His desperation forced him back to the helicopter where he sat in the pilot seat and starred at the controls. He found the key to turn to get the rotors turned on and finally got the rotors spinning. He had to wait for them to warm up and that made him piss him self because he was so mad. The rotors took almost 8 minutes to get warmed up. He grabbed the joy stick to lift off and pulled it back. The helicopter began to lift then stalled. He realized that he forgot to unhook the chain on the back wheels. He pulled the joy stick back and heard the crack of metal. The rear wheels broke off as the helicopter rose up. The bird rose straight up and Vinnie pushed the stick forward. The bird dipped and hit the edge of the roof with its undercarriage. Vinnie bounced from the chair and then climbed back in very quickly. He didn’t have time to strap him self in and his sight was looking at the tall trees as the helicopter dove into them. The front windshield cracked as the bird fell through the trees and clipped one on the right side. The helicopter was spun around as the rotor blades chewed into the trees. The bird tipped up and crashed to the ground. Vinnie was thrown into the control panels and rolled back to the deck between the pilot seats. He grabbed anything he could to hold himself from being thrown threw the windshield. The bird came to a rest up against the splintered trees. Vinnie had blood running into his eyes and there was a nasty sound of alarms or something going off. Vinnie looked up at the controls screens and all he could see was the orange lettering blinking on and off. The word “STANDBY” gave him irritable bowl syndrome. He looked at his watch and saw that he had exactly 5 minutes before his world would become a living hell.

Outside the capital building the crashed helicopter was on fire in small places and the trees were strewn around in pieces. Vinnie crawled out the nearest opening he could find and rolled into the grass and broken tree limbs. He found something to grab and steadied himself. He slowly stood up and could smell the fresh dog crap. As he looked around he could see the damage. He looked at his watch and slumped back down. He passed out with his watch on the 1 minute mark from total destruction. Inside the building the bomb counters clicked to 000000 and jumped back to “STANDBY” and continued to blink on and off. Three days later Vinnie woke up in the hospital. He had bandages wrapped around his head and his arm was in a splint. He thought to get up but could not move. He noticed that he was strapped down and one of his legs was in a cast and propped up in the air. It took three nurses and two doctors with 3 more orderlies to calm him down and sedate him. When he finally came around and was able to move. He found out that his precious capitol building was still standing and the helicopter was still in ruins on the front lawn. He would later find the two bombs still blinking STANDBY and still fused into the floors. All the prisoners he had were gone and his top scientist was dead. Uri and his crew had disappeared and he would never find them. It was a few weeks later that he found out about the destruction of Groom Lake and his plans to poison half of America and destroy the west coast dissolved into smoke. He began to gather his army into Denver and the surrounding areas in preparation for the coming civil war.

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Postby LostNFound » Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:54 pm

25 NUMBER FOUR

Stepping out of the Portal, Logan and Bill saw the birds first. They were standing in a semi-circle and looked as if they had become solid rock. Logan walked over and sat down on the ground. Bill moved to his side and did the same. Miwok was the first one to move and waddled over to stand right in front of Logan. Have you kept our home from being destroyed? Yes we have secured your nests and your home land. You can now live in peace and safety. Miwok turned and hopped back to his family and moved his head up and down. They all walked away then took to flight. The man and the boy stood and moved toward the area where the chopper had parked. As they approached the hatch opened and they both climbed in. Kevin asked how everything went and Bill told him that this place was no longer in danger and they must be moving to the next device. Kevin waited for every one to get seated and spun the rotor. The chopper rose up and moved once again toward the south east.

As they flew down the line they could see visual signs of the Fault on the surface. Kevin came in over a forested area and had to climb in elevation to stay above the hills and mountain peaks he could see in front of their course. Kristyl could see the snow covered peaks and thought about when she was little how her parents had taken her to places that had snow and they would play for days while skiing and sledding. Those memories had been so long ago. The further toward the east they flew the more mountainous and forested the terrain became. They saw small towns below but no traffic was visible on any roads they could see. The entire area to the south was mountains and forests. Bill had been looking out the side window and mentioned something about a place called the Las Padres National Forest that was north of Los Angeles. “This could be that place.” Logan asked about the road he could see to the east of them. Kevin told him that it was called the I-5 and it ran from Canada to Mexico. “It is the main highway that people use to move up and down the west coast.” As they came closer to the road they were still over the mountainous and forested area, when the nuclear device detector started beeping. Kristyl adjusted a dial and it clearly beeped solid. The device was showing to be just ahead of them and buried some 300 meters below ground.

Kevin found a secluded area that was outside of the small town where the device seemed to be placed. The trees were sparse and appeared to be a mixture of ponderosa pine with large oak trees and oak brush. There were other deciduous trees in the area. Kevin landed the chopper in a small canyon of large boulders and trees. Kristyl had marked the location of the device and it appeared to be located under the town. They all decided to walk into the town and see the sights as it was. Kristyl had said that her heat signature for humans and animals was quite sketchy as if this place could be abandoned almost. Bill told them that they could use the jet belts to get close and then split up and investigate the town. Kristyl had recorded the device location on a small recorder and as they moved toward the town the recorder kept beeping and getting more concentrated. It resembled the old Geiger counters that were used in the last century that would register Uranium in degrees the closer one came to the radioactive mineral.

Bill directed everyone to a small field located next to a road that ran into the town. “From here we can walk into the town and perhaps not be noticed. I think we should split up into two teams. I and Logan will go as one team while you two go as the other.” Kevin looked at Kristyl and hugged her as Bill and Logan began to move off toward the main street. Kevin took Kristyl by the hand and they both moved to the road and began walking into the small town. As they walked by an old fashioned building with a boardwalk in front Kristyl felt faint for a moment and moved to the walkway to sit down. Kevin followed and asked if she was alright. She looked up at him and said that she just needed to sit for a minute. “Something has moved in me and I need to rest.” Kevin sat beside her and asked if it was the baby. Kristyl looked at him and shook her head up and down. Her face had turned almost pasty white but began to return to her natural olive skin color as she sat and breathed easy. Kevin said “we should go back to the chopper for now and let Bill and Logan search for the device.” Kristyl shook her head sideways and said “no you and I are destined to do something here.”

Kevin waited until Kristyl stood once more and they both began to walk the street again. Kevin kept looking around and finally had to speak “this town looks and feels like it is deserted. I have not seen a car or any people since we walked into the town, have you?” Kristyl spoke quietly and said “I have had that same feeling but there is someone here because I have seen some movement in the windows of a few buildings back. This place is spooky and we need to find that device and get done with it.” “What do you suppose happened here to make the people move away?” As she spoke these words she noticed the movement again in a couple of building ahead of them. It was as if someone or something had been watching them and as soon as her eyesight looked in that direction the shadow of whatever or whoever moved behind a building. She picked up her pace and almost ran to the spot where she had seen the movement. Kevin called to her and said “hey wait up” as he ran after her. When she reached the spot or area she had seen the movement there was nothing or no one there. She sat down again on the boardwalk of the building next to the alley way. Kevin caught up a few seconds later and looked down the alley. “What did you see?” She looked up and said “I thought I saw a small person who seemed to run into that alley.” Her belly all of a sudden felt like it was kicked. She let out a painful sound and lay back on the boardwalk. Kevin moved to her quickly and raised her back up into a sitting position and said “we need to go back to the chopper NOW.”

Alisha had been resting comfortably and was moved by the Divine Creator to make her mother aware of the children that were barely surviving in the place that she and her father had come to. She could see them hiding and scrounging for food as they moved from one building to another to keep the wild dogs from eating them. She also could see what had happened to this place in the past that made the once thriving town become abandoned. She reached out and touched her mothers belly and made her feel a slight pain then she began to talk to her in the mind. Mother you are going to see shadows of movement in this place and you must go after them. You will find children that need to be saved here and they must go to the haven where they can grow. These children have been abandoned but they are of the new healing on this world. They have been forgotten and have also forgotten their abilities. Find them and take them home. Kristyl had been listening to her daughter. At first she was not sure what was happening but the gentle touch to her belly and then the thoughts that were flooding her mind woke her completely to the dire situation happening in this abandoned place. She looked up at Kevin and said “we have to find the children and we must take them to the haven.” Kevin was not sure of what was happening at first but Kristyl spoke into his mind and explained enough to let him know that there were children here that needed saving and the sooner the better.

Up the street around one half of a mile, Logan and Bill approached the building that showed the sign of where the nuclear device was located. Logan had seen the device and was ready to go and get rid of it. Bill told him to wait because he wanted to see what was in this building and perhaps learn why it had been picked to burry the device under. The front window glass was broken and the door was wide open. A sign was hanging by what looked like a spike of some kind read “Gen al Stor” . They could see where letters had been and were missing. Bill was the first to enter and stepped on broken glass as he moved across the threshold. Logan followed and quietly jumped over the glass. Inside Bill could see empty shelves with some lying on the floor. The counter was bare except for a cash register of an old variety. He thought that he had stepped through a time warp and entered an old Wild West store perhaps in the late 19th century or early 20th century. Logan moved around and walked into the shelving units to maybe find something that would give them some clues as to why this was an ancient place and maybe find some sort of a date. Bill walked over to the counter and examined the old cash register and saw the shelves behind the counter with some paraphernalia still sitting on them. He moved around and began to exam what was there when he heard a creaking noise coming from the shelving units where Logan had disappeared into. As he turned toward the back of the place a loud crashing noise made him wench and he called for Logan as he moved toward the noise. Logan told him to stop and look for a stairwell. “There is a basement and you must not come any further this way the floor is very unstable.”

Back down the street, Kevin helped Kristyl to her feet and they both moved into the alley or space between the buildings. Kevin had noticed the crevasses in the ground and the damage to the buildings when they had walked down the main street and they had to be careful not to fall in the large crack in the earth as they moved through this so called alley. Kristyl hugged the building side as she moved toward the back. Kevin stayed close enough to grab her if something happened. They both came through the alley and onto another street. It looked like more of a service road or alley than a main street. As Kevin looked around he could see the rear of other buildings and looking further between them he could see another main street. Kristyl told him that they must keep moving toward that other street. Kevin looked at the ground and could see small shoe prints heading in that direction until they disappeared onto the pavement surface. Kristyl was moving across the pavement surface when a small child took off running from behind an old dumpster that was in-between the buildings directly in front of them. Kevin saw the flash of the child and recognized a female as she ran from the alley way into the street beyond. Kristyl called out and asked her to stop. The child kept moving and disappeared from view as she turned to the right and went behind the building. Kristyl began to run herself and Kevin had to start running to keep up with her.

In the store Bill found the entrance to the stairs and started to traverse them. The creaking sound made him stop and then gently take each step at a time. Every time he stepped down to the next step the creaking seemed to become louder. He reached out to Logan and told him that the stairs appeared to be unstable also. He heard Logan tell him that he would be alright if he kept moving slowly. After every creaking and moaning step he finally reached the bottom and stepped onto the concrete floor. Logan was standing about 20 feet away and there was a single light bulb shining. Bill had been prepared to levitate himself if the stairs had caved in but the head clearance was very minimal. He began to exam the surroundings and saw boxes of supplies stacked all around. He moved over to where Logan was standing and saw where the floor above had fallen through. He turned and looked at Logan to see if he was alright and Logan said “I am fine father and I have found an entrance to the underground area that will lead to the device. Bill glanced around and did not see a door way or anything that looked like an entrance. Logan touched him and told him to look down. When he did he still was not sure until the longer he looked he could see a discoloration in the concrete floor beneath their feet. Logan told him that this is where the military had excavated to take the device down. They had covered the hole with cement when they were done and something very bad happened to the owners of the store above. Bill asked “how are we going to get through this concrete?” Logan asked him to step back. As they both moved to the concrete that looked older, Logan bent down and touched the fresher concrete. The area opened up and Bill saw a stair system leading into a dark hole. He turned to Logan and said “you gonna show me how to do that?” Logan smiled and stepped down to the stairs. “This is the way and we must go a fair distance until we find that device.”

Lisa had watched the man and boy walk up the street until they reached the old store. She started to move when a woman and a man entered the street and began to walk her way. Kurt and she had been sent out to forage for the dinner meal. The food was getting scarcer, there were canned foods still in some of the places and they had been eating what they could find for the past few years since all the people had left and they found themselves left behind. She and Kurt and Hank and Debbie had been down at the old swimming hole when the giant earth shaking occurred. They had to run to some area that didn’t have boulders rolling down and trees falling to keep from being killed. The swimming hole became very hot and started to boil as they ran away. They could not go back on the path from town because it had sunk into crevasses and fire was belching from the cracks. Hank was the oldest and showed them where to go to be safe. The shaking lasted for hours and it seemed to her that it lasted for days.

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When the shaking had finally stopped they made their way back to town which was around 5 miles from the swimming hole. They had run a few miles further to keep safe and spent a few days surviving in a cave. When they finally got back they found the town empty. They went to their homes and found nothing but destruction. The town buildings were somewhat in tack but a lot of the surrounding homes had fallen in and there were fires still burning in a lot of them. Lisa and Debbie’s parents were gone and Hank’s parents had been buried in the rubble of his home. Kurt found his parents in a car that was half buried in one of the crevasses. It was as if the town had suffered a time warp and everyone had been swept either forward or backward except the ones that they found dead. That was when they found a safe place and began to survive. They had to move a few times because the animals, especially the dogs began to run in packs and were always looking for food. They had been attacked a few times and had to fight off the beasts. Hank had suffered an open wound on his right leg before they killed the animal that had jumped him. Debbie had thrown a torch at the pack and they all took rocks and clubs to them and finally chased them off. It took a month for Hank to recover from that attack and they found other weapons to protect themselves from the animals.

Bill had made a torch and he and Logan had made their way down the carved out stair way. He stepped onto the floor surface of a large cavern and held up the torch to gaze around. The cavern had stalactites hanging from the ceiling and in some places he could not see the ceiling. Logan began walking across the expanse and told Bill that this was the way to the device. Bill could see large boulders lying on the floor of the cavern and there were small pockets of fires spread over the expanse of the area. Logan told him they must hurry because this area was subject to more earth tremors. Bill knew that the fault line ran under the town above but was not sure exactly where. As they moved further into the expanse of the cavern Bill noticed that the slope of the ground was becoming steeper and the heat was rising. Logan stopped and turned to the left. “We must go this way” and as he spoke he walked to another opening in the cavern wall. Bill was sweating heavily but followed the boy. They both entered a small opening and almost immediately the ground became quite steep. Logan levitated and told Bill to do the same. “This tunnel is going to wind around and down and will lead us to the device. It is going to be much hotter the closer we get because the fault is running not far under the device.” Bill understood and they both floated down the winding tunnel.

When Kevin caught up to Kristyl she had stopped on the street around the corner of the building that they had ran beside. He stopped also and barely saw the movement of the little child as she disappeared into an old looking barn structure that was 7 buildings up the street. The street had a large open crack that led from a sinkhole that looked to be about 400 yards further up the street. They could see some cars tipped sideways and some poking straight up in the crack. Kristyl was looking for a way to cross the street and started to move up the street. Kevin could see where the buildings on the other side had caved in with partial collapse of roof and walls. The crack had taken a zig zag course as it opened up along the street and some buildings had lost their front walls. He hurried after Kristyl and told her that they had to be very careful as the ground could be unstable. Kristyl was being wary as she moved forward and could see the foot prints of the little girl. She came to a place where the foot prints looked as it they went straight into the crack but then noticed where the child had jumped down to a solid looking bottom and crossed only to climb up the other side. She turned to Kevin and told him that they must find the children before this place disappeared into earth. “The earthquakes have been increasing here and the entire town could be swallowed.” Kevin wasn’t quite sure where she was getting all this information but decided to take the lead and get the children she was talking about out of here. They both levitated across the crack and began to walk toward the opening in the old style barn.

The heat had become unbearable as Bill and Logan floated out of the tunnel into another open cavern. The light was bright with open magma pools. The sulfur stench was so potent that they could taste it from the air. Bill was not breathing very well so Logan placed a bubble of air around both of them as they moved closer to the device that was perched on a rocky surface. Logan had wondered if the cavern was this bad when the device had first been placed. The Magma pools were bubbling so bad that the stuff was spewing into the air and landing on the banks around the pools. Logan moved them to the device in the air as they never touched the ground since they had levitated the first time. He knew that the ground was so hot that it would have melted their shoe souls. He could also see cracks in the ceiling forming and rocks and dirt was falling in places. He knew that this place was very close to a major eruption of magma and when that started the device would be ignited by itself. That would not be a very good thing to happen. They stopped in front of the device and Bill saw a gauge on the readout that showed the temperature of the device. As soon as he saw that he knew the thing was so close to exploding that he turned to Logan and told him they had to send this thing away within the next 15 seconds. He pulled his TMG and began to dial the place to send it too when he found himself standing on the street outside the old General Store. He turned and screamed for Logan and the ground began to shake violently. He fell down and tried to get back up with the intention of racing back into the building and going after Logan. As he got to his knees a giant geyser of Magma blew from the ground just down the street and spewed lava out onto the street and buildings.

Two rows of buildings and a street over from where Bill was; Kristyl and Kevin had entered the old barn building and were following the child’s tracks toward the back of the building. The ground began to shake and rumble and three children ran from a back room area and straight into them. Kevin reached out and grabbed the tallest of the three. The boy took a swing at him but to no avail as Kevin ducked and managed to hold him tight. Kristyl had grabbed the littlest girl and swirled around with her as another taller girl barreled into her. They all went down in a tangle onto the floor. The older girl yelled at Kristyl to let her go “WE MUST FIND KURT, LET ME GO” Kristyl held the littlest and let the bigger girl go. The little girl kicked her and squirmed loose. Kevin held the boy and told him that they were there to help them and stop fighting. The ground was shaking very badly and small geysers were erupting in various places. The boy yelled over the cacophony of noise and told the girls to wait. Kevin let the boy go and moved to pick Kristyl up.

Lisa moved close to her sister and Debbie held her close. Hank had yelled for them to stop so they stood still while watching the man walk over and help the woman up. The ground was shaking more than it had in the past and the red hot spouts of fire were becoming more frequent and greater in number as they stood waiting for Hank to tell them what to do. Lisa new that this was totally different than all the times in the past when the earth shook, she had never seen the hot fire spewing from the ground. Two years in the past when the earth shook and they were at the swimming hole, she had thought that was the worst time and it was in a way because all the town folk had left and they had been abandoned. This time felt like the end of the world and her instinct was screaming at her to run away from here. Kurt was not with them and they had to find him before they could find a safe place.

Bill stood up and started to move back to the building when he saw the young boy standing on the boardwalk. He yelled at the boy to come to him as he saw the building begin to fall in. The boy jumped from the boardwalk and ran toward him just as the entire building fell into a giant sinkhole. He held out his arms and the boy ran into them. He picked him up and looked around as other buildings began to fall down and the ground began to open up and swallow them. He did not know what had happened to Logan but it appeared that he and this little boy were in grave danger of being swallowed with the entire street. A large crack was moving toward them down the street so the only thing to do was levitate himself and the boy above this disastrous nightmare. As he floated up he could see the buildings beginning to fall into the earth up and down the street. He reached out to communicate with Kevin and Kristyl to tell them that this town was sinking into the fault and they needed to get back to the chopper and leave now.

The ground was shaking very violently now and Kevin could see buildings falling down as well as fissures opening up and spewing steam and lava geysers. He heard Bill in his mind telling him what was happening on the main street over from their position. Kristyl had heard also and moved to the girls while Kevin reached out for the boy. Kristyl began to levitate her self and the two girls when the boy screamed again that they had to find Kurt. Kevin had already levitated and Hank was above the ground a few feet when a large crack suddenly appeared right below them. The Barn building began falling down and Kevin pulled the boy away from it just before the roof and front wall fell toward them. Kristyl had already taken the girls up and away and was moving toward the main street between two buildings when both of them began to fall into the ground. Kevin pulled Hank with him and reached Kristyl. He took her hand while holding the boys hand and all of them rose up higher and moved quicker into the main street area. Bill was hovering in the air with the other boy when they floated out from the crashing buildings. Bill yelled at them over the cacophony of noise and told them to head for the chopper. In all of this confusion and emergency situation none of them realized that they were not using the Jet belts but rather their own capabilities to levitate and fly. Kristyl heard the little girl yell at the boy that Bill was carrying. “Kurt we were very worried for you, are you alright?” The boy yelled back and said he was fine but it looked like the town was not going to be around anymore after this latest quaking.

Reaching the chopper they all dropped down and climbed aboard. Kevin had left the rotor hot and spun it as soon as they all sat down. The chopper rose from the ground just before two large boulders rolled into the area they had been setting on. As they rose every one could see the trees falling and the rocks rolling and the higher they got the more destruction they could see. Once they were high enough Kristyl gasped and every one looked out the front. What they saw was a complete nightmare as the entire town fell into a large fissure that of a sudden just opened up. They could see red hot magma welling up and the buildings burning into oblivion. Bill watched as it all fell and the fault was exposed for around 5 or 6 miles. He wondered if it would continue in either direction. Kevin veered off and moved toward the east and south to find another safe place to land. They had rescued four children and it bothered him that there may have been more in that hell hole that they did not know about. Flying to the east they came across the large main freeway that ran North and South. Kevin could see where the road had caved in where the Fault line crossed it. The Traffic was very scarce so it was a blessing that it had not been heavily traveled at this time. He kept moving to the east along the fault line until he could see the expanse of the desert off to the north of their flight path. He moved away from any type of civilization and found an area that looked like he could land where they would not be in any danger of the Fault line. Kristyl asked where Logan was when she regained her wits. Bill touched her on the Shoulder and said “He sent me back to the street when we were down in the cavern below the town. I was going back for him when the street and buildings began to shake and destruct and then this boy was in danger. She turned and looked at the boy and shook her head. When she turned back to look at her gear and monitors she had tears running down her cheeks.

Floating in the air just above the device, Logan knew that it was going to fall into a magma pit any second. He also knew that Bill could not use his TMG in time to keep it from exploding. He had seen the young boy standing on the boardwalk of the building just before it caved in and new that Bill would save him. He was number four of the children that needed to be saved from the destruction that was within a few minutes away on the surface where the town existed. He reached out and sent Bill to the street above and turned and touched the device just as the entire ground surface of the cavern caved and melted in the large lake of molten magma. He and the device moved into deep space and the thing exploded. His corporeal body was instantly removed from his spirit. The explosion was dissolved in the vacuum of space and he was moved into the greater being of the universe. The waiting room was not there for him. He was everything and everywhere all at once. He was with the Divine Creator and of him. He knew he could go anywhere and be anything. Hava and Luun reached into him and he was part of them. He saw all that was and all that would be and he is as now. Time does not exist, all is now. He watched Bill stand and save the boy. He talked with Alisha as she floated in her new mother. He saw the four children as they regained their memories and joined the healing beings of the earth. He moved through the universe and knew that time is only a concept of the corporeal being.

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26 A BEAR, A FOX AND A WOLF

The cliff was a solid granite rock face. At the top there were junipers and pines with sparse fir trees. The rocks were grouped in clumps and there were large groves of scrub oak. When Daniel and Theresa flew over the edge, the canyon dropped away at somewhere around 5 or 600 hundred feet before the bottom spread at a slope toward a fast moving river. On the far side was a fairly level area of land and they could see a thick growth of deciduous trees up and down the canyon. The level land stretched around 200 yards before the rock face on the far side climbed back up to almost the level of the side they had approached from. Theresa dropped down the cliff face and began to exam it for any signs of openings that might be used to escape from the underground base. Daniel moved over to the other side of the canyon and landed on the sandy bar. He was going to walk along the rivers edge but immediately saw animal tracks that looked like something big. He raised himself up and gazed at the cliff face that he could see through the trees. Hovering about 15 feet off the ground he could see something that caught his eye on the cliff face to the left of his position. He spoke into the mind of Theresa and told her what he was going to investigate and where he was. She spoke back and said she was further up the river and had found nothing. I will catch up to you in a few minutes. He told her that he would wait and lowered himself back to the sandy bank next to the river.

The bear rolled over from his slumber after eating many berries. He had come to his favorite patch along the river and gorged himself after having no luck trying to catch the food in the waters. The berries always made him sleepy and he would lie in the thick patch with the shade of the bushes and the trees to keep him from becoming to hot. Something had awakened him and as he looked through the bushes he could see a human moving around on the ground by the water. His hunger was welling up again. He had eaten human flesh before and had acquired the taste for it. He had also eaten another kind of meat from some two legged creatures but it tasted like the slithering sticks that moved on the ground. He remembered attacking them once when they came from the caves but they also hurt him with a bright flashing light and he had to crawl away and lay in a cave for a long time to heal from that encounter. He began to move slowly toward the human as it moved around the ground by the waters. He planned to move through the trees and then surprise the human so it would not have enough time to get away from him.

Theresa had explored the canyon for a few miles inspecting the cliff surface for any signs of openings. The river wound its way close to the rock face in places and then moved away in other areas as it rushed down the canyon. It appeared that it was running fuller than usual as she could see where it was running over the banks in certain places. She figured that it had caught the spring runoff from higher up in the mountains and that was making it run faster and fuller. She had not found anything along this rock face and finally came to an area that looked like another canyon intersecting this one. She heard Daniel call to her and let her know where he was. She began to move back toward his location. She crossed the river and was looking at the cliff face to search for any sign of openings when a strange sound entered her mind. It sounded angry and her mind became alarmed. She could see Daniel standing on the bank of the river downstream and then saw a large black bear come out the tree line running straight at Daniel. She instantly knew that the bear intended to have Daniel for dinner. She spoke into Daniels mind and told him to levitate immediately before he became dinner for the bear that was running at him. Daniel turned and saw the bear running at him. He placed a thought into the creature and told him to stop as he prepared to levitate.

The bear did stop amazingly and stood up on his hind legs as bears will do when they feel threatened or bewildered. Theresa flew to a spot just above the bear and pulled her TMG in preparation to remove the critter to a different place. Daniel had spoken and told her to wait while he stood his ground and spoke to the bear. You do not want to eat me Yona; you will find that I will make you very sick. The bear stood for a moment more then dropped to all fours. How do you know me and why have you come here. I would eat you and not get sick since I have eaten other humans. How is it that you can speak to me? Daniel took a step toward the bear at that moment and said we are from a distant land and have other friends such as you. We mean you no harm and since you are hungry we can help you get the food you seek from these waters. Yona looked at him then at the water rushing by and said you speak as if there are more of you, are you trying to keep me from eating you? How is it you say you can get the flippers from that rushing water? I can not get into it with it being deeper and moving so quickly. Something opened in Daniels mind and he turned and held out his hand and a large trout floated from the water and he moved it to Yona and dropped it in front of him. The fish began flopping around until the bear stood on it with his paw. He reached down and bit into it with his mouth and began eating. Theresa smiled and moved over and dropped next to Daniel. The bear was busy eating but noticed the second human come from the air and land next to the first one. Theresa asked Daniel “how did you do that?” Daniel told her that something just opened in his mind and it was like he just knew how to do it. The Bear finished eating the fish and looked at both humans and began to think that he would have a great meal with two of them. The second Human spoke to him then and told him that he could not eat them and that he should never eat human flesh again. I will show you a place where you can catch the flippers and you can do it anytime such as now. Yona sat on his hind quarters and waited for the human to show him where the flippers could be caught.

Theresa showed Yona the bear where to go to find the fish and Daniel and her waited for the big oaf to get up and move to the feeding area. They both heard the bear grunt as it fell over and stood on all fours then watched as it moved up the river toward the swirling pond where all the fish seemed to be gathering. Daniel finally spoke to Theresa and said “we should explore the rock cliff over there and he pointed to the cliff that was a few hundred yards away through the trees. She agreed and they both walked away from the river’s edge and moved into the trees. A short time later they approached the cliff of red sandstone. The cliff appeared to be a shear face that rose perhaps a few hundred feet. They both had looked up and saw the top edge but could not see what might be beyond. They did see some scraggily Juniper trees that had grown at the edge and were leaning out over the rock cliff. Daniel told Theresa that he had noticed an odd shape in the rock cliff before he had landed to wait for her. “It looked like it could be some sort of large door opening when I first noticed it and thought to explore it further.”

They both looked at the rock face and Theresa levitated her self up and backed up as she rose. Daniel moved close to the base of the cliff and began to explore along its edge. Theresa saw a glint off something and before she moved closer she could see an outline of a large semi-circle in the face of the rock. When she came close to what looked liked a crack in the semi-circle she was surprised to see a steel surface. It looked like it had been molten at one time and resembled a fine welding bead on steel plate she had seen at a time in her past. She followed the crack around the circle and noticed Daniel moving below her along the base as she came down. Daniel had seen Theresa floating down and moved along the cliff base to meet with her. They both met at what seemed the end of a perfectly formed crack or crevasse in the rock face. Theresa spoke first and told Daniel of the steel in the crack. Daniel peered at the crack and moved closer to examine it and sure enough the steel was only a few inches deep into the crack. He had to wonder just how deep the crack was and if it was filled with the steel that appeared to seal it. While Daniel was examining the seal Theresa had moved to the side of the crack and continued to walk along the cliff face. 20 feet further she ran into a thick clump of scrub oak and started to go around but something caught her eye as she moved to by-pass the brush. She stopped to get a closer look at what seemed to be a small opening in the rock face behind the brush.

Daniel turned just in time to see Theresa drop down behind a large clump of brush. She was close to the rock face when she disappeared into the brush or so it seemed. He hurried over and called to her. “I am here Daniel and there appears to be an opening into the cliff back here. Daniel looked for an opening in the brush but finally had to give up on that idea and levitated up and over like he thought Theresa had done. Once up close to the rock face he looked down and did not see her. The distance between the cliff face and the brush looked to be at least 5 feet or better. He dropped down and stood next to the opening. “Theresa, are you in there?” He heard her faintly answer him and then she told him to wait. He had bent down and was squatting at the front of the hole. The opening was only about 4 feet high and just barely a couple of feet wide. He noticed small animal tracks going into and out of the hole and became quite worried for Theresa. He was getting ready to crawl into the opening when he heard her say she was close and would be out in a few minutes. He sat down to wait when a small red fox ran out of the hole and straight into him. He raised his arms to grab the critter but it bounded off of him so quickly that all he saw from that point was its rear end as it disappeared under the brush. He turned back toward the hole and Theresa stuck her head out and crawled forward into him. He fell back and let her get completely out. They both sat in the red dirt and waited for a few moments before they spoke.

Nadie the fox had been sleeping in the dark coolness of the cave where she had lived for quite some time now. She had a special shelf above the main tunnel where she could climb to and be safe from others that might seek to prey on her. Something had awoken her and she waited to here what it might be that was moving through the cave. Her shelf was far back into the cave and when she heard a human voice it made her be very quiet. She had been hunted by these beings in the past and had heard their sounds so she knew that a human was crawling through the cave. She knew that the human would find the area where the cave grew taller and would be able to stand rather than crawl. The shelf was located in the cave where it grew taller and she had found the shelf in that area. The entrance to her den area was small and only she could squeeze into once she scaled the side of the cave. She waited until the human had passed below and thought to get out before it could find her. She crawled out of the den area and jumped down from the shelf to another shelf and just before she was going to jump down to the cave floor the human was coming back. She quickly jumped to the floor and scampered toward the opening. When she reached the opening she ran smack into another human who was sitting at the opening. She bounced off of him quickly and ran through her trail under the heavy brush. Once on the other side of the brush she moved quickly upstream of the water and disappeared into the boulders that were strewn along the steep rock surface. She found her favorite hiding place and climbed to the top of the big boulder. She waited to see these humans come out to make sure they would leave her den area before she went back. The sun was hot and her fir felt very hot. She was panting but could not leave to get a drink from the water until she knew that the humans were gone.

“We need to go back to the chopper and meet with Michael and Susanna. We also need to talk with Ian, Jimmy and Isaac. I think I have found a way into the underground caves. We will have to break some rock but I think that can be done.” “Did you see that little animal while you were in there?” “Yes I saw her bound off the walls of the cave and run out, I thought you might catch her and we could have made a good friend. She has been living in there and she might know other places where we can access the caves. I found a small hole in the floor of the cave and there seemed to be light of some kind shining through. When I peered through I saw the wreckage of some kind of ship. Not sure what happened to it but it is inside these cliffs. Let’s get back to the chopper.” They both levitated up and flew up across the river and over the far canyon side

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Nadie watched the humans fly up and out of the canyon before she finally made her way to the water and had a long cool drink. She found a mouse and had a meal before retreating back to her den. She knew there were other beings living below the surface and inside the big rocks. She had heard them and found a way into their den. Those beings looked like the slithers that she would run around and sometimes kill for eating except they had bodies shaped like the humans. They had never found the opening she used so she felt safe in her den. The humans that had found her entrance to the den gave her thought of perhaps finding another den that could not be discovered by humans or bigger growlers that could eat her. When she had made her run from the den area something had nudged her thought and she felt that the human in the cave was different. When she ran out and into the human in front of her entrance it also seemed to be different but she was in such a panic and hurry that she did not stop to see what might happen. After crawling back up into her den she began to intuitively think about the two humans and finally fell into her sleep period after eating and running so much.

Ian dropped down next to the Storage/garage and moved to a door. Entering he found the building empty of any human activity but saw the vehicle sitting in a bay where work could be done to it. The vehicle was missing the hood and when he got closer he saw that the motor was missing also. He looked around and saw the engine on a stand and half of it was lying in other places. Someone had taken the thing apart and was working on it in some manner. This apparently was the Garage part of the building. There was a double door system on one wall so he walked to it and it was open about 2 feet so he could see into the other part of the building. He saw rows of free standing shelving units and they looked to be semi full of boxes and food stuff. He did not know what might be in some of the other boxes. He squeezed through the opening and moved into the larger space. As he got deeper into the space something moved further in and made a racket as it bumped into boxes or whatever may be on the floor. He could not see what it might be so he cautiously moved in the direction of the noise. He had become visible when he did not see any humans so whatever was in there had possibly seen him when he entered the larger warehouse area. As he continued to walk the noise happened again. This time the racket was more pronounced and he hurried to the back in hopes of seeing what was making the noise. Coming around the end of a shelving unit he bumped into some boxes. The warehouse was very dark, especially in the back so he had been using his night vision capabilities to see as he moved through the isles. When he stumbled on the boxes he looked down and saw that they had been full of extra wool blankets and in one of them there were three puppies lying on top of some of the blankets that had been heaped up for some sort of protection. The puppies were only a few days old and appeared to not have their eyes open yet. He saw where the back of the building had a hole in the siding and the mother of these pups was coming and going through that. The more he looked around he could see some of the boxes had been torn open and had food stuff in them. The dog had been feeding on these and had created a place to have her pups in the furthest place close to the back of the building. He sat down with the pups and decided to wait for the mother to come back. They looked like wolf puppies but he could not be sure until he saw the mother.

Jimmy had left the operation center and moved to the Storage/garage to meet with Ian and Isaac. He definitely got the feeling that this was an isolated outpost and these people could be abandoned. Something did not seem quite right to him about this place and he meant to get to the bottom of it sooner or later. As he flew over to the building he saw the garage door and the man door into the large dual purpose building. When He landed he was still cloaked and noticed the man door half open. He moved into the area cautiously and found no signs of human activity. He also noticed the only vehicle and its condition. This almost confirmed that this may be an abandoned outpost. Why would these people be up here with no means of transportation? Just another question to be answered, as he was examining the vehicle and the contents in the garage he heard the yipping sound of dogs coming from the Storage building. He moved to the double doors and saw they were partially open and turned sideways and slid through. The place was very dark but being cloaked he could see in a haze as he moved toward the sound.

Isaac had left the barracks in wonder at the people that were stationed here. They all had seemed very afraid and on edge. The altercation between the woman and the man gave him some idea of what they seemed to be afraid of. The woman had talked about two of their team mates who went missing recently and she was in complete belief that it was the aliens from down below that had found a way up and were taking them one at a time. The idea of that happening gave him the creeps because he was stationed here once and knew about the things that were supposedly locked away in the underground places. He had seen all the old pictures of the tunnels and the alien beings. When he was here the underground base had been abandoned by the humans and completely sealed off. That was a big reason for the operation center, to watch the sealed doors. He also knew that the caves in the cliffs had been sealed and the aliens below could not get out that way anymore. He moved to the storage/garage to meet Jimmy and Ian and when he entered through the open door he saw the dismantled vehicle and heard noise coming from the storage area. Moving in through the double doors he pulled a torch and flashed it around and heard Jimmy talking with Ian as he moved toward the rear of the building and soon came upon Jimmy and Ian setting on the floor with 3 little puppies. Ian had a bottle of milk that he had retrieved from somewhere and was feeding the pups. Jimmy was digging in a box of some sort. Isaac moved over and sat down and waited to begin his SITREP.

Ty-Ohni had been pregnant for some time and when it came time to give birth she had wandered to find a safe place for her children. She came across the building that did not have any humans and found the hole in the side. She moved in and found some soft materials to shelter her children. Her mate had been killed by some humans in the hills away from this place so she had come here to escape them. Once inside the safety of the shelter she made a bed from the soft things she found laying in a pile and gave birth to three children. They all came easy and were healthy but they would need food so she nursed them and then she had to find food also to keep her strength up for them. She found some food in containers and tore them open and fed on the food within for a few days before she thought about going out and hunting for her natural food. After finding some food during her foraging she made her way back to the children. As she approached the building she saw a human floating in the air and then he went out of sight at the front of the building. She was not sure what to make of this human but then she heard her children yipping and could hear another human talking to them. She was as close as she could be to the hole in the building and was thinking about entering and defending her children when she saw another human float through the air and go from sight at the front. That made three humans that she knew about. Her heart was hurting for her children but she knew that they had already been captured by these humans. She was getting ready to run away from this place when a human stood in front of her of a sudden. The complete surprise of this human made her freeze for a second and then she jumped at him.

Ian was feeding one of the pups when Jimmy showed up and he showed him what to do with the other two. Jimmy smiled and knew exactly what to do because he had raised wolf pups before when he was a child himself. Both of them were feeding the pups when Isaac showed up and Ian knew at that moment that the mother was outside and he read her thoughts about abandoning her pups. He spoke to Jimmy and Isaac in the minds and told them to be very quiet as he was going to retrieve the mother and get her to come back for the pups. Isaac took the bottle away from Ian and sat down as Ian stood and moved to the side. The little puppy took to the bottle quickly after yipping when everything changed hands. Isaac started to talk with Jimmy and turned to say something to Ian but he was gone. Isaac turned back to Jimmy with a great surprise on his face but Jimmy told him to continue with his SITREP. Ian stepped out of time and back in to stand in front of Ty-Ohni. She looked up at him for a split second it seemed and then jumped at him. He turned sideways and reached out to grab her as she flew through the air. She turned in a flash to bite him but he stopped her movement and spoke into her mind. Ty-Ohni you must listen, I am not here to harm you or your children. I want you to come and take care of them and I and my friends will help you. I know your mate was killed by some bad humans that do not understand that all life is connected. Ian levitated Ty-Ohni and sat down on the ground. He then lowered her gently to the ground and released her so she could freely move again. She immediately stood up on all fours and moved toward him. Her head moved right up to his face and she looked into his eyes as he looked back. Her mouth was curled open showing her canine teeth. Ian could feel the hot breath of her breathing on his face as he could feel the deep growl from her. That sound reverberated deep within his soul.

When she jumped at the human it turned and grabbed her around the midsection. She turned with a lightening speed to rip his throat but was frozen. The human spoke to her then and she heard him and understood what he said. It confused her totally at first but what he was saying made her listen in total comprehension. This human was telling her that she was needed to protect her children and that he would help her and he had others that would also help. She watched the human let her go and squat down on the ground and then felt her self being lowered to the ground. When she rested she felt herself being free once again. She jumped up and slowly moved to the human. She knew that it would be very easy to rip his face open as she closed right up to him. She bared her teeth and spoke in a low angry voice to him. I could easily kill you human. This human knew about Kweeuu being killed by others of his kind. She was still confused by his actions and continued to look him in the eyes with the threat of death. The human then spoke to her again and said Ty-Ohni; your children are waiting for you. My friends are watching and feeding them as we speak. I am called okhmhaka. It is very important for you to raise your children because they are to be part of the healing on this world. Kweeuu is a spirit guide for Isaac and will help him to remove the unwelcome beings that inhabit the dark places under us. Will you come and take your children to a place that is safe for you and them? I will send you there to be with others of life that will love you and your children. Ty-Ohni closed her mouth and backed away slightly while she sat on her haunches. This being spoke to her with love that she understood. He said that her children would be great in a healing and she understood. When he gave his name as a little wolf her heart softened. She felt warmth of love from this little wolf and asked him where he had come from. I am of the children that are of the new world and we will be helping to change the sickness of this world. We shall all be as one at the dawn and this world will rejoice with its change to the new dimension. Will you come and join us? Ty-Ohni stood and moved to him once more only this time she licked his face and rubbed her head against his.

Jimmy was sitting with his legs crossed in a yoga style with one of the pups sleeping in his lap. Isaac had told him about the people in the barracks and the two that were watching the sealed up doors to the underground. He had fed the other two pups and they both had finally gone to sleep. One was lying across his legs while the other had crawled back to the blankets. Isaac had talked about how he could taste the fear from these people and they had been talking about deserting this place and walking out. Jimmy told him that he had not spoken to Ian yet about the smaller building and now that he disappeared they would have to wait for him to come back. Isaac started to say something about Ian doing the disappearing act when a large grey wolf stuck its head through the opening of the back wall. Isaac froze and just looked into its eyes. He saw the vision of his spirit guide through this animal’s eye and then knew that she was the mother of the pups.

Ty-Ohni followed Okhmhaka to the opening into her den and watched him disappear. He told her that he would come back but she needed to go to her children. She would meet two other spirits that were watching over her children and to not be afraid of them. When she stuck her head through the opening she saw the two bright spirits sitting close with two of her children. Mohegan was curled in the embrace of one of the spirits while Honi was curled with the other. Nashoba was lying on the bed she had made for them. Nashoba was her daughter and the most independent of the litter. When she made eye contact with the spirit that was holding Honi she immediately saw that he was connected to Kweeuu and his spirit stood between her and the human spirit. She moved into the den and went to Nashoba and lay down next to her as Okhmhaka appeared and sat down with the two human bright spirits. Jimmy picked up the puppy from his lap and carried it over to the mother and set it down gently. Ty-Ohni had watched as the bright human brought Mohegan over and laid him down next to her, she then watched the other bright spirit carry Honi over and lay him down next to her. She caught his eye and stared deeply into his spirit and saw Kweeuu standing next to this human as he prepared for a battle in a dark place.

Ian had moved to the Haven and spoke with Carolyne about bringing Ty-Ohni and her children here to be safe. Carolyne gathered Jim, Christine, Mark and Maria and Joanna together and they all talked about the wolf family joining the Haven. They all heard Greybark speak and tell them that he would be with them as the pups grew up. The other animals in the Haven had heard the conversations and were made aware of the new members that were coming to the family. Ian was given a resounding yes to bring the wolf family. He turned and stepped back into the Storage building just as Ty-Ohni had come through the opening and was settling down. Setting down himself he watched Jimmy and Isaac both take the pups to their mother and return to their places. Jimmy asked where he might have gotten off to so Ian told him that he had been to the haven and that the people there were waiting for Ty-Ohni and her children to come and live with them. Jimmy and Isaac both had never been to the Haven although they had heard of it from Michael’s team.


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