Halo FanFiction - UntitledBlood dripped off the butt of Dane's rifle. A quick glance at ammo counter showed 4 rounds left. 4 out of the 1200 he had carried in on this drop. In the new silence he finally had a chance to check himself. Barely a scratch. How he managed that was certainly beyond him, especially since the status of his squad on his HUD showed all his Marines in various states of death. Out of the 22, him and 4 others were still in fighting condition, and maybe 3 others would live, if he could get them medical attention fast. The rest had died fighting, which was a fitting death for an ODST, even if it seemed like an unnecessary one.
Popping out from his cover, the young 2nd Lieutenant looked out over the site. It had most certainly been an ambush, and whatever these Covies were fighting for, they were certainly determined. They seemed to have swarmed from all sides of the small canyon they had come up. In all fact it wasn't so much a canyon, as a crevice that ran from the small bluff to the centre o