Shoot for the Moon

I found this short bit on an old forum where I ran my first campaign. I had forgotten that I’d written it. Enjoy!

With a deafening roar, belching flame and smoke and trailing nuts, slivers of crystal and grots, the massive rocket slowly but surely climbed into the atmosphere, building speed until it disappeared from sight. Orks stood about with faces pointed skyward until some git got bored and punched his neighbor in the throat.