Written for primeval100 challenge 277 - Collateral Damage
Title: What Goes Around Comes Around
Characters: Connor, Becker
Challenge: 277 – Collateral Damage
Word count: 100
Disclaimer: Not mine. ITV and Impossible Pictures own them.
“Your thingy got trampled, then?” Becker observed.
Connor was on his knees in the mud, gathering up what was left of his latest technological creation.
“I spent months working on this, and it’s completely smashed,” Connor whimpered.
Becker gave a thoroughly unsympathetic shrug. Shit happens.
“Think of it as collateral damage,” Becker commented, and walked off.
After the hadrosaur stampede, Connor discovered Becker slumped against a tree. He saw the soldier’s forlorn, dejected expression a moment before he spotted the broken remains of the shotgun.
Connor couldn’t help himself. He patted Becker’s shoulder, trying not to smirk.
“Collateral damage, eh?”