The Royal Dragoons ( A Goon Squad Story) Pt 1
Captain Dauntless Kane stood atop the ramparts watching the horrors unfold below. The invading army had broken through the wall of the keep and were making a hard push into the inner defenses. Looking towards the distance, he could see the line of Dolyaks coming to resupply the invaders. Quickly he lept from his vantage point to the few soldiers that followed him. He had recently been commissioned by his leige to form a small band of skirmishers to interupt the flow of battle. It was a Royal commission and one the newly commissioned Captain didn't take lightly.
Eyes piercing those of his men like sharpened spears. They were few, but that was the intent of this grungy and sweat-laden group of warriors. The Royal Dragoons, commonly refered to as The Goons, were specially trained at the art of evasion, tactics and working in a small group for mobility and range. operating in the shadows and behind enemy lines. Interupting Supply lines, small targets of opportunity and swiftly moving to a new target.
Surveying the grim faces of his few determined Goons, the Captains eyes suddenly filled with determination and rage. "MEN! We cannot hold this Keep, it will fall if this swine keeps pushing. Its time for us to move! Cut the tail off the snake! There are supply lines raining in as we speak. We must cut off their life line and head straight to the camps that are bringing these provisions in. As usual men, this will be a very swift and precise operation. remember your training and you will be Victorious! Let's MOVE OUT!"
Like a well-oiled machine, the small handful of Goons slipped out of the rubble ridden Keep and slid into the chilled waters of the surrounding lake....
TO BE CONTINUED...