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  • He heard Tobias shouting “Cease fire!” and it was over.

    The Whisperers

  • “That man is on fire!” screamed a blond woman, pointing at him.

    Blood Lite II: Overbite

  • She yelled, “Hold your fire!” but nobody could hear her over the din, so she ran across the clearing.

    Final Theory

  • Germany was under Polish attack: “Since 5:45 A.M. we have been returning fire!” he claimed.

    Human Smoke

  • I explained it was just a little breathlessness after a lung injury ‘You were actually caught in a fire!’ one of them said, and asked them if they had any oxygen.

    The Woman in the Fifth

  • The holder yells the word “fire!” and suddenly the field erupts into chaos.

    Still Kicking

  • “Cease fire!” shouted Shelby, and the phaser barrage halted.

    Stone and Anvil

  • “Cease fire!” s/he said, tossing the weapon aside.

    No Limits

  • “Target and fire!” the captain snapped, instinctively grasping an opportunity to reduce the odds against them.

    Starfleet Year One

  • “Target and fire!” he told his weapons officer—for what seemed like the hundredth time that day.

    Starfleet Year One

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