The ZONE (part 2)
It wasn't the same in the Zone after the largest emission yet, and it was noticeable. Everyone was different, more angry to put it simply. Our cordon commander Major Khaletskiy got more and more angrier and unstable. He made bad decisions that ultimately costed him his head, the biggest one was underestimating the stalkers and selling them out to the bandits. I also heard that there were even faction wars but i didn't find it important enough. Not to mention that there were new anomalies, just the other day one of our veterans stepped into a anomaly and it tore him to shreds, it still gives me nightmares. The Zone became a different place, a worse place, a more dangerous place, but i didn't know i was about to be thrown right into it. One night, which was surprisingly calm i was stationed at the bases machine gun. I always felt safer when i was on the machine gun, it calmed me down since everything i heard in night were screeches of something, i didn't want to find out what it was. My daydreaming was interrupted by a door being slammed opened, i turned around and there was Major Khaletskiy, drunk as usual, i looked at him in disgust and he looked at me and mumbled something, i ignored him and turned back on my post not thinking much about it. As i was about to go back to my daydreaming i felt something grab my neck tightly as i was thrown at the ground, my heart skipped a beat as i thought a mutant was about to break it. I was dragged for a while before the hand on my neck loosened, i turned on my back as i looked up it was major “bring me vodka you filthy animal, that will teach you not to look at me that way! And don't think of returning without my booze!” He yelled as he proceeded to puke next to me and return to the base. I got up and as i was about to take a step forward Khaletskiy pointed his gun at me, i understood the message, i turned and started to follow the road as in the distance i heard howling. I hope whoever finds this PDA will find my body recognizable enough if i don't survive tonight.
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