Author: Notcreativeenoughtomakeone PM
After escaping from a terrorist research lab, a man with a blank past is thrown into the fight whether he wants to or not. With the ability to control and reshape water with his mind he seeks the past that was stolen from his memories.Rated: Fiction T - English - Adventure/Mystery - Chapters: 6 - Words: 11,863 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Updated: 05-08-07 - Published: 08-29-06 - id: 2238447
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"It's just kind of how Simon messes with the new guy," Sheen said to Mark as they sat in the break room. Sheen dealt some cards out and Mark picked up his two cards for hold'um. A five of spades and the four of hearts.
"How do you play this game again?" Mark asked then kept his cards out of site.
"You need to make a five card hand using those two cards, and the five that'll be dealt on the table in sections. To make a hand you need to use at least one card," Sheen said then finished dealing to everyone who just sat down. Dale, Trish, and Nicole had come in and decided to play the game.
"Who's the big?" Nicole asked.
"That'd be me," Trish said then threw two chips in the center. Dale threw one his little blind in and Sheen started the betting.
"Call," Sheen said then checked his cards again. Mark called, and Dale added a chip. The flop was dealt out and everyone began to think about the two of clubs, the queen of hearts, and the six of diamonds. Betting went around and the next card was dealt, a seven of clubs.
"Heard Simon tricked you," Nicole said then looked at the cards on the table.
"Pool, didn't think he'd win in one shot," Mark said then realized he had a straight. When betting came to him he raised it making Trish and Sheen fold. Dale and Nicole called and Sheen dealt.
"What was the bet?" Nicole asked.
"That'd I'd have to ask you out," Mark said then put some chips in for his bet. Nicole stopped looking at her cards then up at him again.
"Been awhile since he's done that bet. You don't have to, not like there's anywhere to go anyway," Nicole said then called him. Dale called him and the cards were flipped. Dale had three twos, Nicole had two queens, and Mark won with the straight.
"Damn," Dale said then watched Mark drag his chips over.
"Is this all you guys do all day. Sit around and wait for Typhoon to attack?" Mark asked. Every nodded.
"Yeah basically, nothing better to do since we can't leave the compound," Trish said while shuffling.
"I can't leave?" Mark asked.
"Welcome to the club," Dale said as he took two of his chair legs off the ground and balanced on the rear ones.
"So basically I just transferred prisons," Mark said then left the table. Everyone watched him leave the room and the door automatically shut behind him.
"Better he found out now," Dale said then picked up Marks hand instead of his own.
"Claustrophobia kicks in pretty quick, that's why we stay occupied," Trish said then sighed at her hand. Two and a three.
"He'll learn that soon enough," Sheen said.
"Or he'll just go completely insane," Nicole said then stood up off her seat, "I'll fill him in on the actual situation."
"You do that," Trish said then dealt the flop.
"Project Aquarius activate," Mark said then made the water in the full tank transfer to the other tank, "Deactivate."
"You'll go insane if you only do that," Nicole said to him from his doorway.
"I'm already going insane with boredom, I'd rather be shot at again than this," Mark said then sat on his bed.
"Trust me, I'd rather be here than being shot at," Nicole said then leaned against his wall, "But no matter what you prefer you have to be doing something. Stay occupied," Nicole said then walked over and sat next to him.
"I didn't exactly volunteer for this," Mark said then fell back and looked at his ceiling.
"You think I did? No one woke up and said I feel like being part of an illegal biological super human surgical enhancements test. Everyone has been through what happening to you right now. Gerard, you and I took the longest to get our memory back."
"Maybe I don't want to know. What if I was a horrible person?" Mark asked.
"It's not as bad as it would seem. I was a horrible person," Nicole said then stood up, "Shoot pool, play cards, read, write, just do something. Get a hobby."
"I'll work on that," Mark said then sighed. Suddenly an alarm went off throughout the building.
"What's that?" Mark asked as a red light flashed off and on in his room.
"You won't be bored for long, come on," Nicole said then ran into the hallway. Mark got up off his bed and followed her.
"What's the environment?" Sheen asked.
"We got a small reef island five hundred miles off the coast of Japan," Gerard said then showed the island in comparison to its surrounding areas.
"What kind of security should we expect?" John asked.
"A lot, full team on this. Mark, that means you," Gerard said then looked at Mark. Everyone looked at him as well and Mark looked back.
"I can barely even control my power, and I have no experience for this," Mark said then took a step away.
"If you were trained well enough you could do this by yourself. When you consider water covers seventy five percent of the earth, you're the strongest weapon in the world," Gerard said.
"I agree with him, let him stay," John said then patted Mark's back.
"You're not helping dad," Nicole said.
"It's not a debate, he's going," Gerard said then stood up and walked over to the bigger screen.
"There's a small cay about a quarter of a mile from the island, Simon can snipe from there to provide cover. Dale will do some recon in the water for various dangers, mines, subs, the works. The south beach is parallel adjacent to the cay, so once Simon clears the area the group will land on the base and attempt to infiltrate the facility, set explosives, and get out to watch the fireworks."
"Sounds easy enough," Kenny said with his arms crossed. Cancer just nodded like everyone else and started to leave the room. Mark just shrugged and followed.
"Hold up Mark, while your there I need you and Nicole to enter the main computers data bank, and upload information to me. It may answer a few questions on Mark's past," Gerard said then handed Nicole a flash drive. Nicole nodded then gestured for Mark to follow her.
"All clear for at least a mile," Dale said over the radio.
"Don't get comfortable out there," Simon said back then looked over at Lili, "How far's the island?"
"Ten miles, slow it down and surface," Lili said then looked back at everyone and said, "Your ears are about to pop."
Water streamed over the surface of the sub as Simon places his headphones on the controls then grabbed a rifle as he climbed up to the top. He opened the hatch and stood on the sub, looking at an island in the distance.
"Project Sagittarius activate," Simon said and felt a click in his skull. His eye turned red and in the shape of a bull's-eye as he scanned the island.
"What're they packing?" Nicole asked as she climbed up.
"Three turret guns on the south beach, looks like three hundred yard range. No visible soldiers, but there never are," Simon said then kept scanning the island.
"Bad news, the water is a death trap. Mines that are only feet apart, lots of them," Lili said from the sub.
"And coming in from the air is suicide," Simon said then zoomed on the turrets, "Hey Lili! Up for a cannon ball?"
"Not exactly," Lili said then pocked her head up.
"Too bad, no other option. Peter, load her up," Simon said then jumped into the sub. Nicole climbed down and sealed the hatch while Lili went into the fetal position. She then hardened her body and a moment later Taurus picked her up and loaded her into a cannon aimed straight for the turrets.
"What's going on?" Mark asked.
"Ever seen the human cannon ball before?" Sheen asked, and Mark shook his head, "Well, plug your ears." A loud crack echoed as Lili was propelled straight at the island.
"We're moving in now, Mark, I found a way for you to be useful."