Halia Cooperson, CEO of ThinkClick Firearms of Wilmington, Delaware, could smell the carbon and CLP (cleaner, lubricant, and preservative) emanating from the smart firearms being shot, being serviced, and receiving upgrades. She wore protective eyewear on the range and earplugs that both bore the color pink. She chose a smart handgun equipped with a video camera that could pinpoint the best places to shoot. Though it remained a product of her own creation, she opted to use just the weapon itself sans the advanced technological capabilities. She aimed at the target about 60 yards away. She hit black: Two to the chest and one to the head... the “holey” trinity. She retrieved the piece of paper and reviewed the accuracy and precision of her shooting ability.
A clock on the wall read 3:14 in the morning. Mohammad looked bedraggled. His eyes shifted left to right and he hung his head and then picked it back up again. A military intelligence specialist working at the Air Force Base in Dover, Delaware, Bianca Blanco stood and waited. She waited for an answer.
Jazz music tiddly-winked in the corner of the room from a piano, bass, and trumpet in a nightclub called Upscale in downtown Wilmington, Delaware. Sylvester German, clad in a tailored suit and white shirt without a tie, sat down with the Prophet Mohammad.
In Smyrna, Delaware, the snow had fallen upon the wheat fields and made them look like frosted cereal. In the police car, zooming at a fast clip through the country, Mohammad struggled with his handcuffs.
“I don’t approve of female Marines,” Captain Boller said at the Newark, Delaware Marine Officer Selection Office. His thick arms nearly burst of out of his blue dress “D” uniform that day in June. A bulldog named Pappy circled the desk and chair where the Boller sat. Tymeeka Timmons leaned back in her chair.
In shackles and a brown jumpsuit, Davidson Post stood before the Judge Advocate General (JAG), Air Force Colonel Nathan Speight. Post looked disheveled and disoriented. It was if his face began to melt to the floor he was so slack jawed. He leaned slightly to the right.