When Specialist Rodney Baker finds himself abandoned on an alien planet after a failed military assault, he realizes he will die there. Alone. When another lost soldier, Elijah Clark, contacts him, he learns there is one final evac ship coming in three days. Baker must meet Clark at the extraction point, but the alien wilderness won’t make it an easy trip. Can Baker be saved?
Free on Amazon and Smashwords (originally published as “Trompe L’Oeil” in The Curator Anthology).