The true meaning of a hero.
5 out of 5 stars.
So this is where Cole McBride started out. I knew when reading The Chimera Sequence that Elliott Garber had written previously about McBride, but I didn’t realize that it was going to be hard hitting and short.
This one got me, mostly because I am a dog person. The story was short and an insanely quick read at about 20 pages. I finished this before I even finished my drink. The story follows McBride and a military dog Solo. I do wish we could get some back story on Solo before we were thrown into the fight, but that’s probably for another short story.
An insanely fast read — you can grab this for $2.99 on your Kindle or if you have Kindle Unlimited, it’s free. And DEFINITELY worth that price.
An Army Ranger dies and his courageous canine partner goes missing during what should have been a routine night raid in the mountains of Afghanistan.
Special Forces veterinarian Cole McBride joins a hardened group of spies and soldiers to confront a terrible dilemma.
Will the strike team save themselves and escape from the tightening noose of enemy forces while they still have time? Or will they stay and fight to find the military working dog whose spirited heroism has already saved so many lives?
From U.S. Army veterinarian Elliott Garber comes a thrilling short story that illustrates the unique role of canine warriors as they work side by side with elite Special Operations troops to keep us safe.
This compelling tale of a military dog and his veterinarian is the perfect length for a lunchtime read or literary nightcap and will leave you begging for more.
Elliott Garber is a veterinarian and officer in the U.S. Army. He has lived in India, Egypt, Mozambique, and Italy and traveled to over 50 countries. He is an avid scuba diver, birder, hiker, and guitar player, but hasn’t figured out how to do them all at the same time yet. He currently lives next to a 12th century Sicilian castle overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.