supplies. Steel drums, probably gasoline. Cardboard boxes, probably food rations.
The troop transport stopped and a soldier dismounted. As the transport continued up the hill, the soldier disappeared into the forest along the Bikinas trail, and Shingane continued around
to the western side of the mountain. The western forest wasn't as thick as the east, and he traveled faster. When he came to the Bikinas trail, he looked down toward the village, but he saw no
He looked toward the village, but he saw no sign of the soldier.
Stories Copyright 1999
by Steve Gastineau