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Excited Delirium Book: Chapter 42 (Greyrock: Afghan Mission)

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Author’s Note: The following is Chapter 42 of the my online book "Excited Delirium". Please post comments. Please tell your friends about this story. If you’ve missed a chapter, please click here for Chapter 1 (Prelude) or here for the full index .

“I’ll remind you of your oath of confidence before we have this discussion,” Velasquez stated factually.

Instantly and without pause, Daniels responded “My soul is yours,” the standard statement that all Greyrock employees rehearsed and promised to their peers and commanders when reminded of their commitments. It was a blanket statement that was meant to remind all employees of their excruciating indoctrination process and what would happen if they disobeyed orders.

“We’re taking our model to the States,” Max Velasquez said, as Len Daniels entered his office. The office was a make-shift centre that Velasquez, an ex-Major from the Marines, used when he was in Kandahar. He hated it because it was nothing like his posh office complex in Virginia, but sometimes a few sacrifices had to made in the interest of making money. Continue reading