"Did you seriously...?"
"Yep." I grinned and wiped a sweaty hand across my brow. My palm came back red. I was bleeding a little. Not much, though.
"C'mon, man," groaned the private as she hoisted me from the fox hole. "Why did you have to act all heroic and pull a stupid stunt like that?"
"It slowed down the enemy, didn't it?"
She sighed. "Only a little." Then she kissed my knuckles before helping me walk to the medical area.