Okay, I’m alive; that’s good. I lifted my head cautiously, which was harder than it should have

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Okay, I’m alive; that’s good. I lifted my head cautiously, which was harder than it should have been, probably because I still had an Air-Force pilot on top of me. I elbowed him in the ribs; none too gently either. Lorne shifted and groaned a bit but didn’t seem in a big her to move. I elbowed him again, harder. “No offense, Major, but seriously, you are really heavy! Would you mind moving?” Okay; so maybe some offense meant, but I was having a really bad day. This time Lorne obliged and rolled off me. I staggered to my feet, trying to catch my breath, and glared down at Lorne. It wasn’t that I didn’t appreciate the fact he’d been trying to protect me; no I was glaring at him because he obviously felt that he needed to protect me. I…show more content…
“Lieutenant Evan Lorne, United States Air Force; did I crash?” He sat up cautiously and pressed a hand against his forehead. “Ow! Who are you?” Did I crash? Great, he thinks he’s on Earth. “Um, sure yeah; we crashed, definitely crashed. I’m-Joyce, Joyce Andrews, your co-pilot.” Co pilot? Where the hell did that come from? I didn’t know a damn thing about planes and anyone could tell I wasn’t military just by looking at me. Luckily, Lorne was still drowsy and confused enough to fall for it. “There, um, there was someone else on the plane. Your, our, CO; I don’t know where he is.” Lorne was on his feet in a moment, swaying a little and looking very green. Okay, not a good idea to mention a missing CO to a concussed soldier. “Hey, why don’t you sit down, and I’ll go look for Sheppard?” I tried to sound soothing and calm, but really, I was trying not to scream in frustration.. Lorne didn’t look particularly soothed or convinced. “I’m fine; let’s go.” And suddenly I was reminded why I didn’t like soldiers. Fine, if he wanted to traipse through Genii infested woods with a concussion then let him; see if I cared, he’d just better be able to keep up with me. I got up angrily and stalked off; and promptly tripped over a tree root and would have fallen if Lorne hadn’t grabbed my arm. I glared at him, and at least he had the

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