Hawk's Fight with Buck
(Alternative Scene from "Time of the Hawk")
Hawk grabbed at the rock again and tried to pull it out.
Once again, Buck was able to stop him by pulling Hawk's hands away
and then pined them against Hawk's right side to keep more pressure on the
injury. "Hawk, are you
out of your mind?! Pulling
that rock out of you will cause you to bleed to death!"
... me ... die!" gasped Hawk. "Just
"Hawk, I am not going to let you kill yourself," exclaimed Buck.
... should I ... not kill myself. ...
There is ... nothing left ... for me ... all that mattered ... to me ...
is gone," moaned Hawk.
would not want you to kill yourself!" yelled Buck.
... Koori ...," groaned Hawk in sorrow.
Then he grabbed at his injured side as the pain got worse.
Hawk turned his head to look Rogers straight in the face as a look
of fear came into his eyes as the cold he had been feeling began to pour
into him. "I am ...
feeling cold ... very cold."
with me, Hawk," coaxed Buck.
grabbed onto Hawk's shoulder and kept pressure on Hawk's injured side as
shivers started running through Hawk's body and cried, "Hold on,
Hawk! Hold on!" as an
agonized grimace came to Hawk's face as Hawk tightened his grip on his
side in pain and fear of the painful death that was coming.
realized that Hawk was going into shock and needed to get to a medical
center as soon as possible. How
and where to get Hawk help ran through Buck's mind when the roar of a
starfighter's engines overhead made him look up.
starfighter circled once overhead before landing not far from the two of
them. The cockpit opened and
Wilma Deering came out. The
sight of his friend running up was a sight Buck was ever so glad to see.
are you all right?" Wilma asked as she approached Buck.
Seeing Hawk shivering and laying on the ground, Wilma saw that Buck
was holding a large piece of black cloth to Hawk's right side with one
hand with his other hand on Hawk's shoulder.
"You found, Hawk. What
happened to him?"
get a medical team down here fast! Hawk
took a serious fall and he is bleeding badly!
I don't know how bad he is hurt inside!
Hurry!" yelled Buck as Wilma ran back to her starfighter to
call down a medi-evac team.
with agony, Hawk watched the human female run back to her ship and
wondered just who was this human female Rogers called 'Wilma'. Was she his mate? He
knew that humans tended to have companions of either gender and it was
hard to tell at times if they were mates or not when they were in male and
ran back to Buck and Hawk. "The
medi-evac team will be here in a few minutes, Buck. They told me to tell you to continue with the pressure
bandage on Hawk."
You hear that, Hawk. Help
will be here soon," Buck said soothingly.
is ... this female?" asked Hawk, gasping as he looked warily at
Wilma Deering of the ship Searcher," replied Wilma.
"Just lay still. The
medi-evac team's shuttle will be landing soon."
medi-evac team had been on stand-by during the search for Buck.
It only took the team two minutes to get planet side by shuttle.
Once the team arrived, Buck and Wilma moved aside for them so they
could immediately began treating Hawk's injuries by trying to stop the
bleeding and transmitting all of Hawk's vital signs to Dr. Goodfellow in
the sickbay of the Searcher. The
small trail of blood from his mouth, right side and knee indicated to the
medi-evac team that the birdman had possible life-threatening injuries.
himself surrounded by more humans, Hawk tried to slap any human hands that
came anywhere near him. "I
... won't ... be ... touched ... by ... humans.
Order ... your people ... away from me ... Colonel Deering,"
Hawk weakly commanded.
will not! They are here to help you, Hawk," replied Wilma, gesturing
the medi-evac team to stay were they were from Hawk.
whispered to Wilma, "You distract him and I will hold him."
approached Hawk near his feet, and said, "You will die unless we help
Hawk's attention on Wilma, Buck immediately grabbed onto Hawk's arms and
pinned both of them over his head. "You
will let them touch you," snapped Buck.
"They are here to help."
gasped in agony, "I ... do not ... need ... any humans ... helping
me," as he struggled frantically to sit up.
do! You have been seriously
hurt. Let us help you,"
exclaimed Wilma as Buck was forced to push Hawk back down on his back.
stiffened in agony as he tried to suppress a cry of pain.
The pain from his wounds was making it harder for him to continue
resisting. Once Wilma saw
that the birdman's arms were restrained, she motioned the medi-evac team
to begin treating his wounds.
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