by Sharon L Reddy
Tanner described herself as a "crusty old non-com." Swede made her an officer. The Tom Cat said they weren't welcome, but he'd been waiting for them. He made it back after he clawed off spies and Tanner and Kev learned all of what he needed to heal.
They just wanted peace, from neighborhoods being cracked open, gutters filling with the blood of young life and the dying promise of their futures.