One of the Team
Watching his lifelong friend being carried past him brought a surge of emotion to Blake. He’d never been one to cry, not even after everything he’d seen in his time in the jungles of Vietnam.
Hell, after all these years it wasn’t a surprise his generation was dying off. They were mostly in their seventies and had lived long lives. The bigger surprise was that so many of them had made it this long.
Especially Captain Mike. As if taking a bullet wasn’t enough, he’d lost his feet one at a time before his body gave up.
He’d taken enough.