‘Ow, my plums.’
Riddell pushed his way through the undergrowth, the thick, verdant leaves of the jungle tugging at his shirt sleeves and the exposed skin beneath. An array of flying insects buzzed ceaselessly around him, drawn by the salty tang of the sweat pooling in the furrows of his forehead and the shifting plain of flesh between his shoulder blades.
And yet the mighty game hunter didn’t move an inch. Despite the irritants, the discomfort, the yearning pain in his thighs, he remained motionless.
She was beautiful.
Less than 15 feet away, the Ood Cast Season 5, Episode 3 stretched its long neck and let out a low, satisfied roar. The beast was clearly at peace.
From his hidden perch Riddell could clearly see every inch of his prey. The ferocious looking claws, the parody songs, the review of Dinosaurs on a Spaceship, even the welcome presence of a return appearance by the Littlest Doctor.
He was near enough to see the whites of its eyes … and the hilarious spoof sketches about secondhand dinosaurs, T-Rexes in the bath, killer kestrels & a robotic Laurel & Hardy.
This was his chance. His whole life had led up to this moment.
With a measured exhalation Riddell brought his rifle up to his shoulder and aimed for the heart…