It was relaxing to be back in his home country. Sure, he missed the constant thrill of danger that being the Sniper brings, but for now he's content with being Mick Mundy, if only for a few weeks. And one of the requirements of being Mick Mundy is to take care of his wife.
"C'mere miss, dinner time."
He hasn't thought of a name for her yet, he's gone for so long and he doesn't even think about it. Naturally he hasn't told anyone about her yet, if someone knew he'd been married to a kangaroo for 9 years...
Pellets clanged around as they fell into the food bowl, and Snipers wife hopped up to eat. Why did his parents think this was a good idea? Just because he isn't as "Aussie" as everyone else, because he can't find a wife, because he needs to "fit in." Sniper was certain that it was somehow racist against Australians to see that as fitting in. They expected grandchildren as well, how the hell do you impregnate a kangaroo?
A voice inside his head told him practice was the key. A professi