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Full Metal Panic! Chapter Ten Deep Gambit By Steve Edward Captain Testarossa spoke, “Where is she Andrew?” Kaname’s voice said from the hallway, “I am out here Tessa.” Kaname entered the classroom and joined Teletha, Alice and Souska at the rear of the classroom. Andrew quietly closed the file cabinet door; speaking as he did so “Will one of you see to locking up the classroom for me please? I am headed home. Souska see to it that they get to the apartment complex safely.” Souska replied, “Yes Captain I will.” Wednesday, 1600 hours, Apartment of Captain Andrew Simms, Mithril Apartments The chime of the door bell sounded softly as Andrew resting on the balcony listening to a soothing Japanese string piece opened his eyes and came to his feet. Peering thru the peep hole and seeing Commander Drake Ward, Captain Simms opened the door and ushered his friend in. Drake taking the cue, headed for the balcony and setting a two cups of coffee on the table waited for Andrew to join him then said, “Well I guess you already know then about Miss Chidori.” Andrew replied, “No not really. I was not privy to her choice.” Drake responded somewhat puzzled “Well that’s odd. From what I gather it was you that swayed her decision.” Andrew taking a sip of his coffee said, “I did talk to her, but I did not highlight any particular gambit.” Drake sitting back replied “A gambit? So you used the gambit analogy again? Shall I quote the meaning of gambit again? Let’s see, “Gambit in chess, an opening move in which a player sacrifices a pawn or other minor piece in order to gain a strategic advantage.” Andrew replied, “In truth Commander, life is a gambit. Kaname already knows the risks and has faced some already. She took a gambit on her life and the lives of everyone else a year ago on the Tuatha de Danaan when she put herself inside T.A.R.O.S.” Drake spoke “I suppose she did at that. Oh by the way, congratulations are in order. Commander Kalinin called and said to tell you that the false preparatory school has been shut down in Tigil as of noon today. It was a military development center and definitely not a school. A Mithril recovery team extracted the students and it seems two are likely “Whispered”, one of them like Kaname has technical knowledge of the Lambda Driver system. Both had been drugged repeatedly in an effort to extract the knowledge that each had so both are on their way to medical facilities for further treatment. Kalinin advised we got to them just in time.”

Full Metal Panic Deep Gambit Ch10  

The attacks against the students had been an effort to steer them away from other schools, Burien’s handlers had made mistakes early and in...

Full Metal Panic Deep Gambit Ch10  

The attacks against the students had been an effort to steer them away from other schools, Burien’s handlers had made mistakes early and in...

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