OneWord -Surround

It’s been a day for family, but I did want to contribute to the Internets. Perfect time for OneWord, a writing prompt that finds out what you can come up with in 60 seconds. The word? Surround.

His BDUs were a smear of grit and blood; his helmet had been missing since dusk. As long as the runners kept him in ammo, he’d hold the line. He had to, to his left and to his right where his fellow Marines – and they’d been in this place before. Surrounded, outnumbered. He considered the odds a fair fight.