JUST ANOTHER DAY is a military science-fiction short story set in the ATLAS universe. If you don’t know yet, ATLAS is my upcoming full-length military science-fiction novel set to release at the end of December 2013. You can grab JUST ANOTHER DAY for $0.99.
Name’s Facehopper. Well, that’s my callsign really, but it might as well be my name. I’ve embraced it.
Killed with it.
I’m the Leading Petty Officer, or LPO, of Alfa Platoon, MOTH Team Seven. One of the most elite special forces units in the galaxy. MOTH stands for MObile Tactical Human. We’re tacticians, corpsmen, snipers, astronauts and commandos rolled into one. Our specialty is what is known in military circles as DA, or direct action: we perform short-duration operations of surgical precision conducted in hostile, denied, or diplomatically sensitive environments. You want someone seized, recovered, or terminated quietly, and without stirring up a political shitstorm, you call us up.
Let me tell you about this one time when…