By David A. McIntee
Considered one of a brand new sequence of event tales that includes the television technological know-how fiction hero, general practitioner Who.
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But no matter how many times he told himself that, it didn’t make him feel any better. What was he going to do? The Doctor and Sam weren’t having as bad a time here as he was, he knew it. He’d just hope he’d see them again so he could tell them so. Wiesniewski was glad to see the slightly more familiar surroundings of Bullingen. On each side of the road into the village was a small airstrip for spotter planes. Further up a side road, under the nearby trees, he could make out activity around the fuel dump that nestled there.
Sam’s finger tightened on one of the triggers. What else could she do? This was a life-or-death situation, and hadn’t she killed before to save herself? But this guy. . he looked as scared as she felt. Hell, he was even younger than she was, by the looks of him; he should be at university or messing around with his mates, not trying to take over the world. How was she supposed to kill him? She knew the answer before she thought of the question. She couldn’t. All she could do was lower the gun and feel the looks of the others upon her.
Some way ahead the first few trucks in the column were burning. A huge tank was sitting, blocking the road. Eastward, more tanks, supported by half-tracks and infantry, were advancing across the snowy field from the parallel road half a mile away. The tanks were raking the column with machine-gun fire and picking off individual trucks with shellfire. Men were leaping for cover in the roadside ditches, or at least ducking behind their trucks. One man plunged silently headlong into a stream; it was impossible to tell whether he was alive or dead.