There were periods of peace.
"...oh not again..."
Intermission while Privates Mae, Gandalf and Malcolm clean the latrine with toothbrushes.
*Muzak featuring the Tijuana Brass*
End of Intermission.
"Um, excuse me. Yeah, hi. Um, yeah, I uh, read that as part of the training, we would be doing a "dry run" of sorts, that would involve me going to the vet before Atticus does? Is that true? So uh, can I ask how me going for a checkup helps Atticus' plight in any way? You know...because, uh...I'm not seeing it."
*Nice pond, huh?! My neighbours upstairs built it. He just finished it last week, and there are no fish in it yet. But there will be, and lily pads as well. There's even a waterfall!"
...to be continued...!