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The hot sun scorched the desert as a amber cloud of sand continued to pelt against the GUN base, making a rather noisy racket along the west side of the building. Even though the sun was as bright as ever for mid morning, the sand blocked all but a few rays of light from reaching the window Chief Largkep now looked out from. The Commander-in-Chief of the GUN base now sat in the dim light with his sulking attitude turning even more sour by the hour. He growled and scratched the stubble on his lower jaw. He then took a quick glance down at his finger tips and noticed the dark lines of dirt under them. 'Disgusting..' he glowered and turned his attention to his desk. He flipped open a paper thin laptop and entered his eight digit pass-code before moving the cursor over to a file marked 'TOP SECRET'. He clicked it and a blank screen with a loading circle appeared. Before he could reach his nail clippers, files upon files started to pop up in their designated locations. He scrolled down, passing file names such as PROJ. DARK, PROJ. BRANDON (Remember your character, Wingstar?), PROJ. E-4576, and a multitude of other projects with names of animals attached to them. Finally after a minute of scrolling Largkep clicked on a file named PROJ. D.R.O.N.E.
The screen turned a shad of dark blue and white lettering started to load on the background. 'Created in 2011, weapons all appear to be functional, last used was a month or so ago. Stats look good.' he thought and sat back in his chair, taking the clippers and started to pluck off his nails one by one. Without warning the phone to his right started to vibrate in segments. He reached over and picked it up, pressing the receiver to his hear to suddenly hear a fit of coughing on the other line. He winced at the wet gagging as he continued to listen.
"Hello, this is Largekep?"
"Largkep, this is your boss. I wanted to call to check up on our DRONE project. I hear that...