Disclaimer: The concept of and all characters from Space: Above and Beyond belong to Glen Morgan and James Wong, Fox Broadcasting and Hard Eight Productions. I'm just borrowing them. No money was made from this, and this was done totally for fun.
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They seemed to come faster and faster now. Never lasting longer than a few weeks. Never long enough to really know their names, remember their faces, or learn anything about them. It had even become easier not knowing. Better too. Not knowing who would be receiving that yellow slip of paper from the Corps.

He was tired and there was no end in sight. The desperately needed supply ship was due any minute and then it would all start again. People and supplies offloaded, bodies and letters home loaded. It was an endless loop that he could not abandon or stop.

The signal came, the supply ship was on its final approach. He sighed and signed his name to the bottom of the reports then sealed the envelope. It was time for the next round to start.

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© Susan October 2004