The Doctor nodded, grinning as Rose instinctively ducked at a deep booming. "And that was shelling."
"We're in a war zone?"
"Nah. It's an Army base, we're near the firing range."
"Not near enough to be in danger." Rose snorted in response. "We're here for the cicadas."
As if on cue, the insects restarted their chorus. Rose slapped her hands over her ears. "This is worst than the bombing. It's deafening."
dw100 — challenge #173: ordnance